Issue 6 The Autism Issue

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Key points discussed in the issue include:

  • Autism; The Clinical View with Stan Lapidus, CEO of SynapDx Corp who is currently leading the world’s largest autism clinical study to evaluate its new blood test designed to identify autistic children at a younger age.
  • The Diagnosis Crisis: An analysis of the diagnostic process and why autistic adults find it so difficult to get diagnosed in the UK.
  • Autism; The Clinical View: An exploration of Simon Baron-Cohen’s views on the potential introduction of a prenatal test for autism.
  • Temple Grandin: Autism, Innovation & the Secrets of Silicon Valley.
  • The Autism Scandal: Why Autism Speaks doesn’t speak for Autistic People.
  • The Autistic Civil Rights Movement: The Long Road Ahead by Lydia Brown.
  • The Strengths of Autism by Michael Barton.
  • A Different View of Autism: Exploring the concepts of autism and neurodiversity with Damian Milton.
  • Autism & Empathy: Autism, empathy, and the mind-blindness of everyday people by Karla McLaren.
  • A Different View of Autism:  19 year old Nathan Foy and the Autistic Society Greater Manchester Area.
  • The 2009 Autism Act: Autistic UK’s Message to Government.
  • Autism in the Workplace: A look at new initiatives to welcome autism in the workplace.
  • The Biggest Misconception of All? An assessment of why autism is classified as a ‘Mental Disorder’.
  • What is Autism? A guide to the myths, strengths and challenges of autism.

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