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Autism 101 is a series to dispel misconceptions about Asperger’s and Autism in general. I write this post with the help of my 7 year old son, Brady. I could not express these opinions without his input or approval. This is a record of our experience. I am not an expert. I am just a parent telling my story. P.S. I am not left-handed.

I work in a school and I have an autistic child and a neurotypical child at home, so this is a word I come across from time to time and it’s a word we use at home to talk about Brady and Max.

People with autism (ASD) are neurodiverse and people without autism are neurotypical.

A good way to think about neurodiversity is to think about right handed v. left handed. Most people are right handed. Which hand you prefer does not make you a better…

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