Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

How Did 5 Specialists Fail to See My Son’s Autism?

And I missed it too.

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Despite being a psychologist, I had a poor understanding of autism. My stereotypical views of its presentation now embarrass me. Developmental psychology wasn’t my specialty, and during my schooling, our knowledge of this condition was in its infancy. I thought autistic children were mute and locked within their interior world. I thought they…

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Kerry McAvoy, PhD

Kerry McAvoy, PhD

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Psychologist & Author of LOVE YOU MORE. Follow on Tiktok/IG for narcissistic abuse tips & advice. Email: kerry@kerrymcavoyphd.com