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Abbreviations APPGA All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism ARM UK Autism Rights Movement UK ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder CSO Chief Scientist Office DfE Department for Education DH Department of Health DSM-IV/DSM-5 Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th/5th Edition EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ESRC Economic and Social Research Council IACC Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Team, Merton Mencap, the National Autistic Society’s West London Branch, Phoenix School, Queensmill School, and the Pan London Autism Schools Network (PLASN). Thanks also to all those who made this research and the Report come together: to Janina Brede and Rebecca McMillin for assistance coding thousands of articles, to Erica Salomone and Mark Taylor for help during the focus groups, to Dan Sinclair for design and production, to Simon Baron-Cohen, Virginia Bovell, Patricia Howlin, Jane Lewis, Damian Milton and Marc Stears for helpful comments on a previous draft of this report, and to all the individuals, families and schools who contributed photographs to this report.

ICD-10 International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Edition IMFAR International Meeting for Autism Research MRC Medical Research Council NAS National Autistic Society NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence NIHR National Institute for Health Research OARC Office of Autism Research Coordination

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