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Around 700,000 people in the UK have autism. Together with their families they make up around 2.8 million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day.

This section explains autism, Asperger syndrome and related diagnoses. It looks at  causes and  research, providing  research tools for those who want to find out more about the condition.