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 autism spectrum disorder (ASD). During

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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 in his/her left frontal lobe

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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 dividing attention between two thought patterns

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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. Being unable to feel makes

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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 on one thought pattern at

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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 of fear in his entire

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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 by perpetual and unrelenting hyperfocus,

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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, London, U.K.: – July 13-14:

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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 wish to view at: https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/differential-diagnosis-of-autism-a-causal-analysis.pdf

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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 anxiety-based need to be in

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