Redefining critical autism studies: A more inclusive interpretation

WOODS, Richard, MILTON, Damian, ARNOLD, Larry and GRABY, Steve (2018). Redefining critical autism studies: A more inclusive interpretation. Disability & Society, 33 (6), 974-979.

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Abstract

This article explores the definition of Critical Autism Studies and its inclusion in autistic scholarship. There has been critique of recent non-autistic literature for lacking autistic authorship, leading to doubts about its epistemological integrity due to misrepresentations of autistic culture and the neurodiversity movement. This article utilises the work of Arnold, Milton and O’Dell et al. to introduce an emancipatory definition to ensure the discipline is autistic led. In the process, we discuss the nature of autism studies and what constitutes critical literature. We propose Waltz’s interpretation of Critical Autism Studies as a working definition.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: General Social Sciences, General Health Professions, Health(social science)
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2018.1454380
SWORD Depositor: Margaret Boot
Depositing User: Margaret Boot
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 12:05
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2018 06:19
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/19095

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