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Types of autism

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

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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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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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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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Diagnosis of autism

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

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Treatments for autism

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

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Symptoms of autism

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

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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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Fragile X syndrome

Fragile X causes intellectual disability, behavioural and learning difficulties, and physical problems. It’s the commonest genetic cause of autism.

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Mumps prevention

Mumps is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing mumps. Find out more about mumps prevention.

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Tuberous sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis affects parts of the body, behaviour and thinking. If you notice symptoms you should see a doctor, but there are ways to manage the disease.

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