Autism News 2020

A Need to Redefine Autism

David Rowland. A Need to Redefine Autism. J Neurol Neurophysiol, 2020, 11(1), 001-004 https://www.iomcworld.org/open-access/a-need-to-redefine-autism.pdf ABSTRACT: Currently, one in 59 children (1.7%) are being diagnosed with ...
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Autism is an Intellectual Lens

© David Rowland Darwin, Jefferson, Edison, Tesla, and Einstein viewed their outside worlds through the intellectual lens of autism. The autistic person is trapped 24/7 ...
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Litmus Test for Autism

© David Rowland Hyperfocus is the unique and defining causal state of autism that creates all of its observed characteristics.  Hyperfocus prevents someone from ...
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Autistic Adults may be Emotionally Abused in Relationships

by David Rowland Autistic people cannot feel emotion. We have to process our emotions intellectually, a process that can take days, years, or even decades ...
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Autism Breakthrough in Neurophysiology

Autism is simply a specialized way of thinking and interacting with the world. It is characterized by perpetual hyperfocus - i.e., intense mental concentration fixated ...
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Autism and Fearlessness

Autistic people are the only ones on the planet who are incapable of experiencing fear. If you meet someone who has never felt any kind ...
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Trauma Induced Autism: Rare or Commonplace?

Rowland D (2020) Discovery of Trauma Induced Autism - Three Case Reports and their Review. J Neurol Disord 8: 415: https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/discovery-of-trauma-induced-autism--three-case-reports-and-their-review.pdf ABSTRACT Autism is characterized ...
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The Neurophysiological Cause of Autism

David Rowland has discovered the neurophysiological cause of autism and will be presenting his findings at NEURO FORUM 2020 and AUTISM 2020. NEURO FORUM 2020, ...
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Differential Diagnosis of Autism: A Causal Analysis

Rowland D (2020) Differential Diagnosis of Autism: A Causal Analysis. J Neurol Neurophysiol 11: 489 There are three appendices to this article that you may ...
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PDA is NOT Part of the Spectrum

Pathological demand avoidance (PDA) is a personality disorder that is incompatible with autism, which is a neurological dysfunction. Demand avoidant behavior is rooted in an ...
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Greta Thunberg views her Autism as a Superpower

Greta Thunberg sees her Asperger’s syndrome as a superpower in her fight for climate change.  Trueautism.info wholeheartedly agrees.  Autism instills (a) singular focus, (b) mental ...
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Autism and Emotional Balance

It is extremely difficult, if not impossible, for an autistic person to live an emotionally balanced life. This is because the autistic brain is hard ...
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Ayn Rand was Probably Autistic

Ayn Rand [1905 –1982] was a Russian-American writer and philosopher.  She is known for her two best-selling novels, “The Fountainhead” and “Atlas Shrugged”, and for developing a philosophical system she ...
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Autistic People are Compulsive Truth Tellers

by David Rowland, Autism Expert Autistic people tell the truth because we have no choice in the matter.* Our brains are hard wired to fixate ...
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The Truth About Autism

Why Sherlock Holmes was Portrayed as being Autistic

The fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, displayed these autistic characteristics: (a) astute powers of observation, (b) brilliant at deductive reasoning, (c) phenomenal memory, (d) unemotional when ...
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The Real “Rain Man” Wasn’t Autistic

by David Rowland, Autism Expert The 1988 movie, Rain Man, may have done a major disservice to the autism community. The real person on whom ...
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“Autism Saved My Life”

© Becca Lory Hector, Autism Neurodiversity & Inclusion Consultant/Author/Speaker Published by: Spectrum Woman Magazine, April 2017 For 36 of my 40 years, I was disabled ...
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The “Sherlock Syndrome” – an Experience of Autism

by RL Poole, Author/Lecturer I realized early on in life that I was able to see the world differently than others around me, even if ...
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