Tag Archives: Autism spectrum

How autism is a paradigm shift for parents

I recently (March 2013) self-published a book I wrote relating my family’s experience with autism and how it affected every aspect of life. My youngest brother (number 4 of 6 children) is diagnosed with autistic disorder. The book is called Secondhand … Continue reading

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Is autism over-diagnosed?

The variety of symptoms lumped together in the Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis is indicative of the over diagnosing of autism. Using the spectrum to define autism increases the amount of children being diagnosed as autistic and draws much needed attention … Continue reading

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