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Read the article critiquing the study. (Links to an external site.) Answer the following questions: Do you find any other problems with the study?

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One major problem with such a study is the very premise of the study. By grouping together diseases such as pneumonia with autism, the study asserts that being autistic should be considered a disease or problem to be solved rather than simply a neurological reality that exists along a diverse neurological spectrum. Anti-vaccine "activists" and researchers heavily demonize autism and autistic people.

"Autism awareness" campaigns often come from non-autistic people, and in them,...

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