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    Questions on Autism Labels

    I was diagnosed almost two years ago with autism spectrum disorder and the psychiatrist explained it as "what once would have been called Asperger's syndrome." And at first, it seemed simpler to explain to people as Asperger's. Then I started doing research into where the name "Asperger's"...
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    What are some pivotal research papers you'd recommend reading on ASD?

    Hello, I wanted to better understand ASD, so about 6 months ago I started looking up academic papers. Very quickly, I became over whelmed with all the information and I was shocked at how much information was available! The public opinion I saw online gave the impression there wasn't much...
  3. Joshua the Writer

    History of Autism Treatment/Diagnosis

    Not written by me. This is gonna be a multi-parter due to character limits, so bear with me. Sources: Who Was the First Person to be Diagnosed with Autism?, History of Autism Treatment (Part 1/6) History of Autism Treatment Timeline: Major Historical Developments in the Treatment of Autism 1911...
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