Quashing The Myths About Autism Spectrum Disorder

One of the most misunderstood conditions in the world just so happens to be one of the most well-known conditions in society: Autism. From the concept that individuals with autism cannot learn and socialise to the idea that everyone with autism is like ‘Rain Man’ – able to recite the phone book or all the states in the US – shows like ‘Atypical’ on Netflix attempt to improve our awareness but still miss the mark when it comes to getting a rounded understanding of what Austism Spectrum Disorder actually is.

Tuesday Daily’s Ruby Innes was joined by Professor Robyn Young from Flinders University College of Education, Psychology and Social Work to quash some myths about, and help us better understand, ASD.

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