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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Autism: Difference vs Disorder

Hello Dazzle! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I want to talk about a video that I just watched that was shared with me in my discord server by catloverjerrygarcia. Thanks for sharing the video, I enjoyed watching it! This video touches on a topic that has been brought up to me a lot as of late and I have decided to write about the thoughts this video has provoked. I want to start out by saying that I don’t disagree with anything that was said in this video, it simply sparked thought and touched upon ongoing discussion which has lead me to thinking which leads me to writing…

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