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Autistic people take the helm of studies

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Science  01 May 2020:
Vol. 368, Issue 6490, pp. 460
DOI: 10.1126/science.368.6490.460

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In a new trend in autism research, a small but growing number of research teams includes autistic members. These groups are shifting the focus in autism research from cause and cure to practical steps, including ones that help autistic people in settings such as the workplace. And they're publishing some of their findings in a new journal, Autism in Adulthood, which is dedicated to including the perspectives of autistic people in what it publishes.

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