Autism: (n) a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships
I sit here this morning wondering if it is worse to be ignorant or stupid.
For I will tell you of a certainty that history is not a book. It is a look.
History is the expression on the face of the future generation peering back on our actions, wondering why we were either so ignorant, or pursued such stupidity.
With that in mind I approach the subject of autism.
Let’s start with a question: do I believe there are more autistic children today than when I was growing up?
I would have to say no. What would be the basis for it? Why would there be more autism today than in my youth?
So why didn’t I hear about autism as a kid? Why was it handled differently? And was the way…
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