Critical Autism Studies
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The ‘criticality’ comes from investigating power dynamics that operate in discourses around autism, questioning deficit-based definitions of autism, and being willing to consider the ways in which biology and culture intersect to produce ‘disability’. (Waltz 2014, p. 1337)
For a discussion on the other primary CAS definitions, see Woods et al. (2018). This essay outlines key concepts from disability studies and the nature of the neurodiversity movement before explaining how CAS is relevant to...
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