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How does alcohol affect autistic people?

Alcohol and Autistic Spectrum Disorder Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects how the brain works. Autism affects the way people experience and interact with the world around them. Just like anyone else, autistic people can become addicted to alcohol and drugs. Addiction is a challenging disease and can lead to a range of problems for autistic people.  By better understanding autism, we can better support autistic people with addiction. What is autism? You might have heard autism referred to as Autistic Spectrum Disorder or ASD. This is because autism affects people in a spectrum of different ways.  People on…