Autism Spectrum Disorder, commonly known as ‘ASD’ impacts how people communicate, interact with others and make sense of the world.
The term ‘spectrum’ emphasises that children and young people will experience autism differently.
Autism is a developmental condition often diagnosed before children start school, however it can be diagnosed at any stage of life.
Sometimes a person with autism may also experience other conditions or disabilities. Schools consider the supports required for all of the child’s needs. You can find out more about supports for