A family of seven children, six of whom are autistic, have been talking about what it's like living with the condition.
Despite each of them also dealing with mental health problems, they prefer to see their autism as an ability rather than a disability. Rebecca Burrows reports.
An ITV News Central investigation has highlighted concerns about suicide rates among people with autism.
Coventry University research shows that two thirds of newly-diagnosed adults had contemplated taking their own lives.
We've been speaking to a mum from Kenilworth in Warwickshire who has seven children, six of whom are autistic.
For the last 10 years, she's looked after them on her own after her husband took his own life. Rebecca Burrows went to meet the family.
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