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Hollywood_Guy
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20 Nov 2019, 6:16 pm

Is anybody else getting a cringy feeling from an Autism Speaks early-screening "Screen for Autism" ad? I just noticed it on Youtube's website.



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20 Nov 2019, 6:17 pm

Not really.

Not that I like Autism Speaks----but it's much better for a person to be diagnosed with autism when they're very young so they can get Early Intervention.

I don't believe in "normalizing" children----but I do believe in helping autistic children to adapt to their surroundings.



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20 Nov 2019, 6:36 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
... I don't believe in "normalizing" children----but I do believe in helping autistic children to adapt to their surroundings.


Yes I agree. That is very important in my opinion. I have seen some wonderful programs in schools to help autistic children while letting them remain to be themselves.


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20 Dec 2019, 7:29 am

kraftiekortie wrote:
Not really.

Not that I like Autism Speaks----but it's much better for a person to be diagnosed with autism when they're very young so they can get Early Intervention.

I agree



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23 Dec 2019, 11:54 pm

I think early diagnosis is helpful for early intervention. It's also easy to misdiagnose before 2 years old.



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25 Dec 2019, 1:32 am

It depends on what they do with the results of the screening.


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