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Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to this week’s community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. A new article in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders caused a big stir on Twitter this week. “Rising prevalence, the shift in costs that are dominated from child to […]

July 22, 2021

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Tags: Double, empathy, explained, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Difficulty navigating social interactions permeates even the earliest accounts of autism. This defining characteristic of the disease has influenced the prevailing theories about its roots as well as the design of many autism treatments. But a new work area supports a more nuanced view of the social skills of autistic people. Proponents of an idea […]

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to this week’s community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. This week we start with a thread from Yu-Lun Chen on Autism’s Twitter account. Chen is a PhD student and associate faculty member in Occupational Therapy at New York University in […]