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   1. Autism can occur in mild as well as
      extreme forms.

   2. Autistic is a neurodevelopmental disorder.

   3. Autistic behaviors are the same in every
      individual.

   4. Boys are nearly five times more likely than
      girls to have autism.

   5. Autistic people can be hyper-sensitive to
      stimuli.

   6. Some autistic people never want to speak
      at all.

   7. Autism is caused by abusive parenting in
      infancy.

   8. Autistic people may use repetitive
      behaviour to help them tune into the
      outside world.

   9. Autistic people are incapable of having
      interpersonal relationships.

   10. Autistic people must be institutionalized
       at some point in their lives.

   11. There have been people with autism who
       have completed college.

   12. All people with autism are violent and
       dangerous.

   13. People grow out of autism.

   14. Parental counselling on training
       techniques is one effective treatment of
   autism.

15. Autism is under-recognised and often
    missed in general practice.

16. People with autism never want to be
    touched.

17. Autism is an umbrella term for a wide
    range of disorders that impair social &
    communication skills.

18. Women who smoke or consume alcohol
    during pregnancy are more likely to have
    children with high-functioning autism.

19. If the father is older during conception,
    there is a greater risk of autism for the
    baby.

20. There is no medical detection or cure for
    autism.

				
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