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Glossary Item Description

WISC is an acronym for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, a test designed to measure intelligence in children between the ages of six and 16.

Work System

A work system is a set of visual information informing an individual what to do while in a work or play area.

Worm Therapy

Worm therapy is another term for helminthic therapy, which is the use of parasitic worms, such as trichuris suis, for therapeutic purposes.

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This glossary is designed to explain some of the jargon and gobbledygook used by some people when they talk about autism or research..

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