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autistic

[ȯ′tis·tik]
(psychology)
Pertaining to or characterized by autism.
Behavior, most commonly in children, characterized by aphonia, disregard for reality, self-manipulation, and sometimes a preoccupation with pointed or shiny objects.
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As well as assisting those who are wondering if they sit on the autistic spectrum, this guide is also useful for those who are already clinically diagnosed as they can find out more about the origins of the clinical view of autism and the potential challenges faced by those who declare their autistic status to friends and colleagues in their social or work environment.
CAROL POVEY, Director, National Autistic Society Centre for Autism
Noriko, 53, who lives in London with her partner, British concert pianist Philip Smith, is a patron and cultural ambassador for the National Autistic Society.
Anyone staying in the hotel will know that we do have autistic staff.
Most autistic people feel that's a poor representation of how we see ourselves.
e National Autistic Society has been fantastic and I'm delighted Checkatrade are raising money to support another family like mine.
Al Emadi said autistic adults are well suited for routine jobs like data entry, barcoding, stamping, photocopying etc.
He added that the Committee on the social communication formed of a group of young and pioneering leaders have proposed sending five of the parents who have autistic children to take a training course in a specialized institutes in the United States and return to conduct training program for all governorates of the Sultanate in order to transfer their expertise to Omani families which have autistic children.
The 27-year-old, whose son Riley-Jack, three, is autistic, said: "I went on for advice and was faced with all that horrible stuff.
DIGGING IN: Rafa and Montse Benitez break ground for the new project - Montse's charity is supporting Wirral Autistic Society's new complex
The Autism Trust Foundation (ATF), which organized the conference, announced that it will reveal a 92 square metre billboard featuring 700 paintings by autistic children from around the world on Shaikh Zayed Road in April, The Gulf News reports.
The decision by the Autism Trust Fund (ATF) to open a special-needs integrated school that will reserve 30 per cent of its seats for autistic children and aim to provide treatment and schooling at the lowest possible cost, is a step in the right direction.

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