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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...
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...
Autism Myths and Misconceptions – Part 9 – Autism is always Negative
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Autism Myths and Misconceptions – Part 9 – Autism is always Negative

What the misconceptions mentioned previously in this series seem to amount to is that a diagnosis of autism is some terrible thing that can only be negative for children, and their families. There are people who still hold the belief that autism is something t...
The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 2 – Hardworking
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The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 2 – Hardworking

People with autism can often be incredibly hardworking when they put their minds to a task – whether this is a full-time job, or just a hobby.  A lot of the time they don’t like to rest until the job is completely done, and often have a great eye for detail (m...