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Everything is a Spectrum

Breaking news: Autism isn't binary (not autistic / autistic), but instead it's a spectrum (not autistic ⇄ autistic). This, per the description in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the DSM-IV, published in 1994. In the DSM-IV, autism was categorized as a discrete spectrum, with separable levels like "Asperger's… Continue reading Everything is a Spectrum


Yes, It Goes On And On, My Friend

In the old children’s TV show Lambchop’s Singalong, the adorable Lambchop and her woodland friends famously sang “The Song that Doesn’t End": 🎶This is the song that doesn’t end;(Yes, it goes on and on my friend.)Some people started singing without knowing what it was;And they’ll continue singing it forever, just because…”🎵 The song then repeats.… Continue reading Yes, It Goes On And On, My Friend