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Life on and Slightly to the Right of the Autism Spectrum: A Personal Account

By Stephen Shore www.autismasperger.net THE AUTISM BOMB Most of us are inducted into the Autism Community by what I call the “Autism Bomb.” Autism often strikes a typically developing child at approximately 18 to 24 months with a sudden, dramatic loss of speech and contact with the environment. Self-stimulatory behaviors (“stims”) such as hand flapping […]

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