Autism: Difference vs Disorder Part 2

Hello Dazzle! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I want to talk some more regarding this idea of Autism being a difference rather then a Disorder. I am going to assume that you have read the first part, which you can read here: Autism: Difference vs Disorder. Once you’ve read that, we can get into what I wanted to talk about today. I feel that it is important to further expand on the connection between Autism being considered a Disorder and it also being considered a disability. Because this connection is fundamentally important when we consider if we are ready to have the diagnosis of Autism removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

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