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By Talessian El-Wikosian

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Copyright © 2010 Talessian El-Wikosian

The statistics on Autism (or ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder) have been only partly understood. What has been neglected, by every scientific agent or agency, is the provocative significance of their sizable presence. It is provocative because it presumes to extend the definition of existence by reinterpreting the mechanical capacity of a human being. Because as human beings, as equivalents upon the earth, the Autistic Person is altogether unique, and what will inevitably be considered superior, rather than disordered, advanced over diseased, technological over biological. One in 110 American kids carries at least some of the spectrum characteristics of an Autistic Child. One percent of the new generation is “autistic,” as loosely defined as it is.

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