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Autism and the Criminal Justice System – Part 3 – Environment
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Autism and the Criminal Justice System – Part 3 – Environment

When a person with autism is going to be spoken to by the police they have no way of knowing where the interview will take place.  If they are suspected of a crime then it is entirely possible they will be under arrest, and be spoken to in an interview room at...
The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 12 – Experiencing the World Differently
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The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 12 – Experiencing the World Differently

It is obvious that people with autism experience the world differently from people without autism, due to sensory issues for example.  This can apply to every aspect of their life, and there is a lot of talk about the negative impact of experiencing things dif...
Autism and Relationships – Part 1 – dating other autistic people
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Autism and Relationships – Part 1 – dating other autistic people

Some people believe that autistic people should only date other autistic people.  The concept of autistic people and neuro-typical people dating is very strange to them.  Surely there must be some benefits for two people with autism being in a relationship?  B...
The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 10 – Strong Bonds with Animals
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The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 10 – Strong Bonds with Animals

Autistic people can often have very strong bonds with animals.  Whether this is a pet, a farm animal, or even a wild animal.  When asked nearly every body with autism questioned said that the bonds and understanding they had with animals was one of the most po...
Neurodiversity – Part 1: Potential Consequences of a Cure for Autism
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Neurodiversity – Part 1: Potential Consequences of a Cure for Autism

Introduction: Lately there has been a lot of controversy on-line due to comments made by autistic blogger Jonathan Mitchell, and counter comments made by people who oppose his views.  Mitchell has stated that he believes autism to be a disease and a profoundl...