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Getting an autism diagnosis later in life

The World Health Organisation estimates that one in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorde...

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15.42 19 Mar 2021


Getting an autism diagnosis later in life


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15.42 19 Mar 2021


The World Health Organisation estimates that one in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorder, but some well-controlled studies have reported figures as high as one in 59 children. However, for some a diagnosis is not established that early as a child and instead much later in their lives. Andrea chats to  Danni Bourke and Jessica K. Doyle on Lunchtime Live.

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