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Autism, Diversity, The Dangers of Confirmation Bias & Autism Stereotypes

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Confirmation Bias (also called confirmatory bias or myside bias)

Is the tendency of people to favor information that confirms their beliefs or hypotheses. People display this bias when they gather or remember information selectively, or when they interpret it in a  277 more words

Autism

Prosopagnosia, Simultagnosia, Semantic Agnosia And How I Remember People on the Autism Spectrum

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Note – This is a personal perspective of visual agnosias

I was recently at the National Autistic Society Awards 2014, and mapping and remember people can be difficult because I cannot process faces, objects, the… 149 more words

Agnosias

Common Sense Please! - The Time for Change is Needed!

Is it right to justify attacks on the sick, disabled, unemployed, poor and old by “changing the welfare” state? No Is it right to consistently privatise public sectors of the state. 237 more words

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Defining Someone By Their Autism & Personhood Second Language - Is That Healthy?

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I have often wondered with my  late diagnosis that actually despite the hardships, bullying and misunderstandings my parents always defined me as “Paul” and I believe that has has a positive impact on me when I was diagnosed with Autism in 2010. 94 more words

Autism

Healthy Boundaries, Healthy Minds - Exploring Your Autism Profile IN A Balanced Way

OVER-STEPPING BOUNDARIES &  OVER DEFINING

Cyberchondria (or cyberchondriasis) is the unfounded escalation of concerns about common symptomatology based on review of search results and literature online.Articles in popular media position cyberchondria anywhere from temporary  126 more words

Autism Fruit Salad