Clearing up common misconceptions about autism


Autism goes beyond the individual, impacting families and communities. Through understanding and acceptance, we can foster a society where autistic people are supported to thrive. — Needpix

AS last month, April, marked World Autism Awareness Month, I was curious to learn about the condition and how it affects autistic people and their caregivers and supporters.

I spoke to Magtum Aen, a clinical psychologist who works with autistic clients and provides education on the topic.

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