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Understanding autism

Posted on: 4 April, 2016
Issue: Vol 16 No 2, April 2016 – June 2016
Related to Disability Social and emotional wellbeing Infants and young children

Autism Queensland (2016)
Understanding autism
Brisbane: Autism Queensland

This short film aims to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families understand and recognise the early signs of autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

It covers the following topics:

  • signs of ASD – behaviours, speech, emotions, sensitivity of sensors, social interactions with other, preferences for food and communication
  • diagnosing ASD
  • early intervention
  • where to find support.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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