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Patienttalk.org: Autism doesn't have to be viewed as a disability or disorder- Do you agree?

Patienttalk.org: Autism doesn't have to be viewed as a disability or disorder- Do you agree?

Diagnostic Criteria for Autism

Mainstream theory presents autism as an “epidemic”, disease or deficit. But what about the strengths and abilities that can be found within the spectrum?

Autism may represent the last great prejudice we, as a society, must overcome. History is riddled with examples of intolerance directed at the

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Patienttalk.org: New and Revised DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder – Get the Updated Specs here

Patienttalk.org: New and Revised DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder – Get the Updated Specs here

Revised DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Over the last few years we have covered the various discussions about the DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism.

So we thought we would share this fascinating talk by Dr Themba Carr. It goes into the issues in some detail and we

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Patienttalk.org: Autism and Sensory Overload. This film was created by people on the autism spectrum to show what it can be like to get too much information.

Patienttalk.org: Autism and Sensory Overload. This film was created by people on the autism spectrum to show what it can be like to get too much information.

Autism and too much information

This film was created by people on the autism spectrum to show what it can be like to get to much information.

Please like and share to help us advance autism awareness and information about sensory overload to the wider public.

Thanks for your

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Patienttalk.org: Purdue study uses telehealth to help identify autism markers for babies and young toddlers

Patienttalk.org: Purdue study uses telehealth to help identify autism markers for babies and young toddlers

TelehealthA long-distance telehealth study at Purdue University could help researchers identify autism symptoms in infancy, which could ultimately help children receive targeted therapy earlier.

“While we have made a lot of progress in autism as far as understanding what the symptoms look like, and how to treat and support families,

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Patienttalk.org: Schoolgirl with autism 'restrained by teachers and left bruised' as mum vows to sue council after charges dropped

Patienttalk.org: Schoolgirl with autism 'restrained by teachers and left bruised' as mum vows to sue council after charges dropped

Bruise

Claire Nossiter says her daughter Lyndsay was “routinely restrained” in her years at Bothwellpark High in Motherwell

An angry mum plans to sue a council claiming her daughter’s face was left bruised and swollen after she was restrained by school teachers.

Claire Nossiter says her daughter Lyndsay was

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Patienttalk.org: The Toxicity of “Autism Parent” Memoirs

Patienttalk.org: The Toxicity of “Autism Parent” Memoirs

The Toxicity of “Autism Parent” Memoirs

Shannon Rosawww.squidalicious.com

“When others don’t understand our [autistic] experiences and don’t understand how our actions are meaningful responses to them, they may think our actions don’t make sense, and try to control them in ways that are harmful to us.” –Elizabeth Bartmess

I think

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Patienttalk.org: Might your child have autism? Find out more with this online test

Patienttalk.org: Might your child have autism? Find out more with this online test

Online test for autism

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: This checklist based Autism Test for Toddlers has been developed keeping in mind the evaluation criteria set by Autism Research Center and should be used only for indicative purposes. The outcome of this test is purely suggestive and must not be, under any circumstances, equated as definitive evidence on the presence or absence of autism in

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Patienttalk.org: Differentiating Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS from Autism

Patienttalk.org: Differentiating Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS from Autism

Differentiating Asperger’s Syndrome and PDD-NOS from Autism

Dr. Monkarsh is a Clinical Child Psychologist, who has specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals on the autism spectrum since 1980. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and completed his pre- and post-doctoral clinical training at the

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Patienttalk.org: Brookfield parents accused of locking their child with autism in basement sentenced

Patienttalk.org: Brookfield parents accused of locking their child with autism in basement sentenced

Prison

“Brookfield parents convicted on three counts of causing mental harm to a child were sentenced in a Waukesha County courtroom on Thursday afternoon, March 1. Patrick Keller, 50, and Alicyn Keller, 44, were accused of locking their child, 13, who has autism, in an unfinished basement with no toilet

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Patienttalk.org: Please help the National Autistic Society with its survey about autism and anxiety #AutismTMI

Patienttalk.org: Please help the National Autistic Society with its survey about autism and anxiety #AutismTMI

Autism SurveyThe National Autistic Society are running a survey for their Too Much Information Campaign. The Too Much Information Campaign swant to find out about the impact of anxiety on the lives of people on the autism spectrum

#AutismTMI

Please do consider taking part by clicking this linkhttp://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/TMIsurvey

For more

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