A common and sometimes unspoken myth about autistic individuals is that they are self-absorbed. Here, we talk about three possible origins of this myth.
Category: Autistic Experience, Deficit Model of Autism, History of Autism KnowledgeTags: autism careers, autism facts, autism myths and stereotypes, benefit model of autism, history of autism, social survival, socializing in autism
Historically, our understanding of autism has been based on a deficit model. See why this is a problem.
Category: Deficit Model of Autism, History of Autism KnowledgeTags: autism facts, autism myths and stereotypes, autism research, benefit model of autism, DSM, history of autism, neurodiversity, neurotypicals, psychology, sensory differences, special interests
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