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History of Autism and the Neurodiversity Movement

NeuroTribes
Penguin Random House
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The history of autism is wrought with controversy and questions about how it develops and how to treat it. The idea of autism as a disease is also being called into question by the neurodiversity movement, which advocates for the idea that autism's neurological differences are the result of natural human variation rather than a pathological disorder. 

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This show originally aired on August 27, 2015 at 11 a.m.