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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder - ASD


According to Amaze (Autism Victoria), Autism Spectrum Disorder is defined as:
"A developmental condition which affects individuals in two main areas:

  • Individuals have impaired communication and social interaction
  • Individuals have restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests or activities

ASD affects the way that individuals are able to interact with others and they often find the world to be a confusing place. Difficulty communicating can result in 'melt downs' – this differs from a tantrum as the individual does not choose to have a melt down.

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Individuals with ASD often have sensory sensitivities – they may be under- or over-sensitive to any of the five senses."

Here at click therapy, we are experienced in supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. We offer individual Psychology and Speech Pathology, together with social skills groups to help children reach their full potential.