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Diversity Today - World Autism Day

Today is... ‘World Autism Awareness Day’

Autism is a developmental disability that remains with a person for his or her whole life. This condition affects the brain's functions. The first signs usually appear before a child is three years old. People with autism can:

* Find social interaction difficult
* Have problems with verbal and non-verbal communication
* Demonstrate restrictive and repetitive behaviour
* Have a limited set of interests and activities

More information at: www.un.org/en/events/autismday/ <http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/>

This resource is brought to you via a partnership with the FE Providers’ Equality Network <http://equalitynetwork.co.uk/> and Pinnacle Training Solutions Limited <http://www.mypinnacle.co.uk/> . We would like to acknowledge the support of the Mental Health and Further Education (MHFE) <http://mhfe.org.uk/> and The Department for Education (DfE) <https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education> although the content does not necessarily reflect their views or opinions.

Date: 
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 00:00