Hillary to lay out Autism policy in a week

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30 Dec 2015, 12:40 am

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, spoke at a town hall meeting about developmental disabilities and autism - C-Span

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DSM 5: Autism Spectrum Disorder, DSM IV: Aspergers Moderate Severity.

My autism is not a superpower. It also isn’t some kind of god-forsaken, endless fountain of suffering inflicted on my family. It’s just part of who I am as a person.


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30 Dec 2015, 7:06 pm

What she says indicates that she will support those with autism as well as their families. That would be a good thing. I look forward to hearing her plan.


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31 Dec 2015, 3:55 pm

Here's hoping that her plan will be well-received by those with ASD and/or people who know someone with ASD and not the as*hole group called Autism Speaks.

Silly NTs, I have Aspergers, and having Aspergers is gr-r-reat!