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Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network

The Proposed DSM-V Changes: Is it a Step in the Right Direction?

March 3, 2010

Lately, the online communities have been talking about the recently released proposed revisions for the the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, version 5 (DSM-V). The proposed revisions embody quite a few differences in…

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Finding Answers

January 8, 2010

The population of children with developmental delaysis growing at an epidemic rate. Parents and teachers are facing many unknowns: Is this child affected by a developmental delay? If so, what is this delay? How do…

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The ARC Mental Well-Being and Social Cognition Project

January 4, 2010

Please consider participating in our research study about people’s personal characteristics, mental well-being, and social perception and judgements. This study is conducted at the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Below you will…

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Cambridge Female Autism Imaging Multicentre Study

January 4, 2010

We are looking for adult female volunteers aged 18 to 45 with a confirmed diagnosis of high functioning autism or Asperger syndrome to participate in this project, in order to help us investigate an important…

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Caroline Sings

December 15, 2009

“Caroline?  She’s my little girl.  Why, what about her?  Oh, you want to know about her.  Well, she’s six, she’s in first grade at a great public school, and just made honor roll on her…

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

December 10, 2009

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a book about a 15 year old autistic boy named Christopher. He is a genius at math, but he has trouble with social skills and fitting…

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Self Advocacy and Disability

November 21, 2009

In the autism community, the term self-advocate and advocacy gets used to describe people, sides and positions. But advocacy relates to disability community as a whole as well. And in general, advocacy, especially self-advocacy is…

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