More than a tenth of Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder, a condition that was unknown a century ago, and has become better understood over time both in the mainstream and within the psychiatric community. When it was first discovered, it was theorized to be a mental illness, caused by childhood trauma and unemotionalRead More.
Autism has a complex history. It is an inherently complex condition, and those that live and have lived with it have often faced plenty of stigma and misunderstanding. As complex as it is, it still struggles with generalization and oversimplification. However, much progress has been made in determining how autism should be defined, and whatRead More.