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29 Oct 2022, 8:31 pm

King Charles praises RAF man with Asperger's syndrome after he won Pride of Britain Award in London

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King Charles commended Alex Anderson, a 22-year-old Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel, who has Asperger's syndrome.

Due to his condition, he was rejected from multiple schools. After realising his dream of joining RAF, he received a Prince's Trust Young Achiever Award


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DSM 5: Autism Spectrum Disorder, DSM IV: Aspergers Moderate Severity

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