About Autism

Category: For professionals


Children can be diagnosed as having autism when they’re quite young, in some cases from the age of two.

Sensory Perception

Basic guidance around calming and alerting senses

What is autism?

Autism is a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders. This means that the development of the brain and wider nervous system in people with autism differs from typical neurodevelopment.

Autism Wessex is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1000792 at Charity Hub, Portfield School, Parley Lane, Christchurch, BH23 6BP. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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