A History of Autism

A History of Autism

Experts now believe that humans have had autism for millenia. But the history of autism is one of misunderstanding, with profound and often negative impacts on an untold number of lives. The first written description of a person with autism appeared circa 1800. Dr...
Temple Grandin Offers Some Advice

Temple Grandin Offers Some Advice

Focus on developing strengths Dr. Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science and author with autism, talks about encouraging your child to develop their natural strengths, while also pushing them to try new things and make friends through common interests....
Beyond Stimming

Beyond Stimming

Stimming: As art and science Jackie McMillan describes what she sees when Oskar plays with light and liquid as a form of stimming. Comfort in Routine: Noticing the small details Jackie McMillan explains how people living with autism experience and recall information...
What is Autism?

What is Autism?

How autism is defined depends somewhat on point of view. Now and in the past, psychologists, physicians, parents, and those on the autism spectrum, have used different language and emphasis to describe it. Broadly, autism is a complex neurological variation affecting...
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