It’s time to change how we think about and relate to people whose makeup is or appears to be different from the norm. We now think of what’s different—let’s say a biological or neurological difference—as the main source of disability and difficulty, and we focus help and treatment on this. But there’s another way to go, and more and more researchers and practitioners are taking it.
So begins “Your Autistic Child May Have a Secondary Disability”—my January 19, 2016 Psychology Today column in which I introduce the other way to go and some of those who are creating it.
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