Definition of autism
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and Reid, S., 1999, p. 16). These happen due to the autistic individual's deficient awareness of the world of personal relationships. This is one of the core features of autism (Alvarez, A. and Reid, S., 1999, p. 16). The autistic individuals lack the awareness of the members of the family as people who have feelings and ideas, and as such incidence of autism in a family has a devastating effect on family life (Glasson, E.J.