April is Autism Acceptance month, so there's no better time to shed light on one of the most misunderstood developmental disabilities in the world. Many allistic people (a term for people without autism) carry around unexamined assumptions and misconceptions about autism. For example, ever heard that autistic people don't have a sense of empathy? If you didn't already think that was absurdly false, new research is putting the stereotype to bed for good.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas April 6, 2018
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