Great article by Debbie Muzikar posted in The Arts of Autism Newsletter about how to take a fixation and broaden it out into something constructive: http://the-art-of-autism.com/channeling-your-childs-special-interests-or-passions-into-creative-forms/
LA TIMES SERIES
Two decades into the boom, however, the balance of evidence suggests that it is more a surge in diagnosis than in disease. The Times explored the phenomenon and its repercussions.
Autism boom: an epidemic of disease or of discovery?
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