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Autism Myths

5 Myths About Raising A Child With Autism That Need To Go Away

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.06.2016 | Parents

Myth #1: You caused it. Years ago, when early autism researchers probed its causes they quickly zeroed in on their suspected culprit: Parents. More s...

5 Things That Do NOT Cause Autism

Shanell Mouland | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

When people posit or perpetuate some of these ideas about what causes autism, it hurts our community irreparably.

What I Wish I'd Been Made Aware of When My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Autism

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

It is my hope, for those of you who may be at the beginning of your journey with an autistic child, that these things might help you avoid some of the many, many mistakes we made and a great deal of unnecessary pain.

7 Myths About Autism It's Time to Put to Rest

Hannah Brown | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Hannah Brown

Let's move on and put these myths to rest so we'll have more to celebrate next year on Autism Awareness Day.