Autism Spectrum DisorderCategory
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“Due to the broad spectrum of severities and the diverse expression of symptoms, there are many who consider their diagnosis not as something to be cured, but as an integral part of their identity…”
“For people living with Autism, the difficulties of romantic relationships are often compounded by deficits in their ability to interact and communicate in a dynamic social environment.”
“Despite a significant body of evidence showing institutionalization as being detrimental as a whole to the further development of people with Autism and the greater population of the mentally ill, there are many that would support a return to the era of mental asylums.”
“While it is clear that the internet is and will remain an integral part of the process of social exploration for people with Autism, unfortunately there are also many instances of cruelty and bigotry that are prevalent throughout the web. “
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