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Genetic Research Promotes Autism Rejection

The issue with the 2022 genetic study targeted at the autistic community.

A person working in a lab with test tubes.
Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

A study conducted by Mount Sinai is specifically targeted at developmental and neurological disorders. This study treats autism like a disease. The scientist discovered a specific mutation linked to the autism neurotype.

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Tas (they/them)

Tas (they/them)

We are autistic members of the disability community and hold various mental health diagnoses. We are advocates for social justice, writers and scholars of life.