Today’s Reading Summary

This article focused on autism, and the path to it being named a condition. Certain individuals who were observed to have a different style of thinking were labeled “idiots”, although with a different connotation that it has today. Over time, observations led to the naming of the condition, autism. People with autism may not seem intelligent because of the way they interact with others, but may be brilliant in mathematics. It is quite interesting to see the journey of the diagnosis of autism.

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