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Autism - dispelling the myths

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, affects around 1 in 100 Australians. Read about misconceptions about autism, such as symptoms and causes of the disorder.

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Asperger's syndrome

Asperger’s syndrome was the name given to a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others.

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Diagnosis of autism

The earlier a diagnosis of autism is made, the sooner you and your child will receive the support and care you need.

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Autism

Autism is a developmental disability that can cause a complex range of behavioural symptoms and may be mild, moderate or severe.

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Asperger's syndrome symptoms

Learn about the diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome, its symptoms — such as difficulty communicating — and how to care for a child with Asperger’s.

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Causes of autism

Find in this page trusted information about causes of autism that can help you understand the process and find help and resources.

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Types of autism

Learn about the types of autism, which may help you understand your child's diagnosis, and find more resources here.

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Treatments for autism

Caring for someone with autism can be a lifelong commitment. But the right support and early intervention can mean the best outcome for a child.

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Symptoms of autism

Children develop language, communication and emotional skills at different times. If you're concerned your child may have autism, here are the signs to look for.

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Why you should take your dog to work

Pets can be loyal, loveable – and good for your health. That’s why, on International Take Your Dog to Work Day, people take their canine friends to the office.

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