Saturday, March 8, 2008

Rethinking Autism: Scientists Reconsidering What They Thought They Knew

"...a small but growing cadre of neuropsychological researchers...are taking a fresh look at the nature of autism itself. The condition, they say, shouldn't be thought of as a disease to be eradicated. It may be that the autistic brain is not defective but simply different-- an example of the variety of human development."

(I hope you'll take time to read this fascinating article.)

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting this one. It's so important that people realize that maybe instead of autistics needing to learn to understand us, that maybe it would be beneficial for both parties if we reversed that notion.

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