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Worlds of AutismAcross the Spectrum of Neurological Difference$
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Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816688883

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816688883.001.0001

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Narrating Autism

Narrating Autism

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(p.261) 11 Narrating Autism
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Worlds of Autism
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Joyce Davidson

Michael Orsini

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816688883.003.0012

Mark Osteen This chapter considers “the narrative problem of autism,” suggesting that autism stories tend to follow general rules that threaten to collapse autism’s diversity into a menu of formulae. By contrast, the author suggests that visual media may offer a more adequate means to narrate autism.

Keywords:   Autism, Cognitive Difference, Neurodiversity, Disability Politics, Social Movements, Politics, Research, Healthcare, Media, Visual

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