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Updated 03 March 2012
Copyrighted © 2006-2012 by Eric Chen
Autism is a life-long developmental disability that stops people with autism (PWAs) from relating with the world around them. Although they look like ordinary people, they experience our world very differently. People unaware of their condition often see them as selfish, slow, distant and odd.
They are lonely, yet they find social contact disturbing. Lacking the social instincts of caring, sharing and pretending, they do not play, chit-chat and make friends. Human behavior and emotional expressions elude them …