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We'Ve Called Autism a Disease for Decades. We Were Wrong.


Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, Mental health, autism )

Glenn
- 1383 days ago - vox.com
Would you believe that I am diagnosed as autistic?



   

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Judy C (91)
Tuesday September 1, 2015, 12:34 am
Excellent article, Glenn. It's great that the people with autism were able to speak out, and to form their own community. We're too quick to label differences among people as pathology.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday September 2, 2015, 8:08 am
Quite ironic, given you're had psychopaths running America for decades. . .
 

Barb K (1685)
Wednesday September 2, 2015, 10:48 am
Very interesting. Thanks Glenn.
 

Joanne Dixon (37)
Wednesday September 2, 2015, 3:39 pm
Ouch! Darren. Touche. I resemble that remark.
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday September 2, 2015, 3:49 pm
Interesting article. Thank you very much for sharing.
 

Adrienne L (9)
Wednesday September 2, 2015, 5:15 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Julie W (33)
Wednesday September 2, 2015, 6:56 pm
Fascinating article.Shared on another forum.
 

Lynda G (123)
Wednesday September 2, 2015, 8:20 pm
Yes! Yes! YES! As someone in the Autistic Spectrum, I have been undervalued and excluded from opportunity all my life. Where would we be now if all people were valued and allowed to shine? Thanks, Glenn.
 

Mona E (0)
Thursday September 3, 2015, 2:00 am
Thank you for this interesting article. I didn't know about this history.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 3, 2015, 5:26 am
Understand and respect
 
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