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au·tism

 (ô′tĭz′əm)
n.
A pervasive developmental disorder characterized by severe deficits in social interaction and communication, by an extremely limited range of activities and interests, and often by the presence of repetitive, stereotyped behaviors.

au′tist n.
au·tis′tic (-tĭk) adj. & n.
au·tis′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autistic - characteristic of or affected with autism; "autistic behavior"; "autistic children"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
Translations

autistic

[ɔːˈtɪstɪk] ADJautista

autistic

[ɔːˈtɪstɪk] adjautiste
autistic children → les enfants autistes

autistic

adjautistisch

autistic

[ɔːˈtɪstɪk] adjautistico/a

au·tis·tic

a. autístico-a, rel. al autismo o que padece de éste.

autistic

adj autista; — person autista mf
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Autistic children banned from school canteen - because they do not speak Welsh If the priority is to speak Welsh then apply a little imaginative thinking rather than using segregation.
SAN FRANCISCO--Suicide attempts or ideation were a problem in 43% of autistic children compared with 14% of depressed nonautistic children and 0.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- An estimated 472,000 children have autism -- a developmental brain disorder -- in Turkey, but the disorder is not well known, and sufficient and satisfactory educational opportunities to support the development of autistic children are not provided in the country.

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