Historically, our understanding of autism has been based on a deficit model. See why this is a problem.
Category: Deficit Model of Autism, History of Autism KnowledgeTags: autism facts, autism myths and stereotypes, autism research, benefit model of autism, DSM, history of autism, neurodiversity, neurotypicals, psychology, sensory differences, special interests
Here’s the real reason why women and girls fail to get diagnosed with autism.
Category: Autism Diagnosis, Female Autism PhenotypeTags: autism diagnostic criteria, autism myths and stereotypes, autism research, autistic characteristics, camouflaging, female autism, highly sensitive person, masking, neurodiversity, special interests, suicide
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