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Flashcards in Ch. 30 - Autism Spectrum Disorder Deck (2):
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Essential features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

1) Persistent impairment in reciprocal social communication and interaction 2) Restricted repetitive patterns of behaviour or interests

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Hallmark symptoms of ASD

1) Aberrant development of social communication 2) Impaired ability to engage in reciprocal social interactions