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Ask an Autistic #23 - What is Autism?

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Published on Apr 18, 2015

What is autism? What are some common autistic traits? Is autism a disability? How can I help accommodate autistic people? How should I treat autistic people? Answers to all of these questions and more in this episode of Ask an Autistic!

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Further Autism Resources:
http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/...
http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/...
http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/...
http://www.autistichoya.com/p/introdu...
http://goldenheartedrose.tumblr.com/a...
http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com/auti...
http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com/tagg...

ASAN (The Autistic Self Advocacy Network)
http://autisticadvocacy.org/
Autism Acceptance Month
http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/...

For parents:
https://www.facebook.com/ParentingAut...
https://www.facebook.com/respectfully...
http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/...
http://www.autreat.com/dont_mourn.html
http://www.thinkingautismguide.com/20...
http://amazingadventuresautism.blogsp...
http://thecaffeinatedautistic.wordpre...

My tumblr blog: http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com/
My "about me" page: http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com/tagg...
My FAQ page: http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com/faq

My twitter page: https://twitter.com/AmythestSchaber
My facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/amythestschaber

The track used in this video is "Like Music" by pheraph

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