5 Things You Don't Know About Autism (Part 2 of 2)

Just over forty years ago, autism was first recognized as a distinct diagnosis in the DSM-III. Since then, awareness of autism has become widespread among the public and thankfully most of this has been respectful and positive. Unfortunately, there have also been unscientific myths about autism that exploit some people’s confusion and anxiety. These contribute to negative stigma and make it harder for autistic people to truly be understood and flourish in society. Have you fallen prey to any of these myths? Watch 5 Myths about Autism PART 1: https://alugha.com/videos/71189900-7835-11ec-96d8-cb30febe6f51 Writer: Brian Cham Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong Voice: Amanda Silvera Animator: Sun Biscuit YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Bennett, M., Webster, A. A., Goodall, E., & Rowland, S. (2019). Life on the Autism Spectrum: Translating Myths and Misconceptions into Positive Futures. Springer. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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