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Well, here it is, #WorldAutismAwarenessDay. So I wish to remind the world that #autism has been recognized for only about the past 70-some years, but people have been #autistic a lot longer than that.

So now I wish to ask the world:

#Autistic people have made significant scientific advances throughout history, most notably in medicines, technologies and energy sources that we unthinkingly use every day.

Many autistic people have elevated senses, and are likely to react unexpectedly and poorly if they're overstimulated (i.e. meltdown).

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