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Aman is an eight year old who has profound difficulty in relating to other people. Often, he is found to be unresponsive to other people’s feelings and exhibits stereotypical patterns of behaviour. Identify this disorder and describe its features.

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder under the category of Neurodevelopmental disorders 
  • Children with autism spectrum disorder have marked difficulties in social interaction and communication. 
  • They have restricted range of interests. 
  • They have strong desire for routine. 
  • They are unable to share experiences and emotions. 
  • They show serious abnormalities in communication and language that persist over time.
  • Many never develop speech, those who do have repetitive deviant patterns.
  • They show narrow patterns of interests and repetitive behaviours such as lining up objects or stereotyped body movements.

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