Rebecca Dyer

Autism in the Media

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Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)* is a developmental condition comprising deficits in social interaction, social communication, and rigid and repetitive behaviours – coined as “The Triad of Impairments” (Cashin et al.,  2009), alongside impairments in executive function (Sandson & Albert, 1984), and sensory  processing (Tomcheck & Dunn, 2007). ASC is also associated with improved local processing …