An interesting article from the UK about a TV program and research into autism. (information copied from their website)
How Autistic Are You? Is a new Channel 4 programme from betty aiming to demystify one of Britain’s most misunderstood neurological disorders.
Featuring leading experts and people from the autistic community the programme will present a new way for viewers to visualise where they are on the spectrum of autistic traits, and a team of autistic people will also take to the streets to try to teach the public what it really means to be autistic.
To help our understanding of how autistic traits are spread across the general population, we would like your help with some research – we want to know what autistic traits you have.
Professor Simon Baron-Cohen is a world-renowned pioneer in the field of autism research with over 30 years experience. He has authored over 400 scientific papers on his ground breaking research and is the director of the Autism Research Centre, at the University of Cambridge.
About the program:
It is estimated that 1 in 100 Brits have autism, but it could be many more. Anna Richardson meets Britain’s leading experts to explore this misunderstood neurological condition.
Please note: This test is not diagnostic
To access the test please click the below link:
A high score doesn’t mean you definitely have autism or Asperger's syndrome.
Please contact our Info line or diagnostic services for further discussion if the process has raised concerns or if you have scored highly on the last test.
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