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What Child Prodigies and Autistic People Have in Common

Maia Shalavitz Time A study of eight child prodigies finds that they have some striking characteristics in common, most notably high levels of autistic traits and an overrepresentation of autism in their close family members. Child prodigies evoke awe, wonder … Continue reading

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Mother who withheld medicine guilty of attempted murder

Source: Reuters The mother of an autistic boy with cancer was found guilty on Tuesday of attempted murder for withholding chemotherapy drugs that potentially could have saved his life. A jury found Kristen LaBrie, 38, of Salem, Massachusetts guilty on … Continue reading

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