“Imagining Otherwise”: Challenging Dominant Views Regarding Autism and How to Help Autistic People

In recent years we have seen a massive growth of academic research in the field of autism. Much of this has set out to examine genetic causes or cognitive and behavioural characteristics, and has been largely carried out in the United States. This attention has also led to a growth in the number of media representations of autism and autistic people, often based on rather stereotypical characterisations, and consultations with researchers and clinicians.

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