Episode 288: Autism and Communication

There is a saying in the Autism community: “If you’ve seen 1 person with Autism, you’ve seen 1 person with Autism.” There are so many manifestations that really don’t fit in the categories defined by the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) used by psychologists and psychiatrists. Amanda Baggs, an adult with Autism, posted a video on Youtube in 2007, has over 1 million views and accurately describes what she calls the ‘workings of the Autistic brain.” It will shift your thinking about how a person with Autism thinks. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/JnylM1hI2jc

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