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Baumer, N., MD, MEd, & Frueh, J., MD (2021, November 23). What is neurodiversity? Harvard Health Publishing. https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/what-is-neurodiversity-202111232645
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Evans B. How autism became autism: The radical transformation of a central concept of child development in Britain. Hist Human Sci. 2013 Jul;26(3):3-31. doi: 10.1177/0952695113484320. PMID: 24014081; PMCID: PMC3757918.
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Maenner MJ, Warren Z, Williams AR, et al. Prevalence and Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2020. MMWR Surveill Summ 2023;72(No. SS-2):1–14. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.ss7202a1.
Olkin, R. (2022, March 29). Conceptualizing disability: Three models of disability. https://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/psychology-teacher-network/introductory-psychology/disability-models
Weir, E., Allison, C., & Baron-Cohen, S. (2021). The sexual health, orientation, and activity of autistic adolescents and adults. Autism Research, 14( 11), 2342– 2354. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.2604