Autism in adulthood : the concepts of identity and difference

AYLOTT, Jill (2000). Autism in adulthood : the concepts of identity and difference. British Journal of Nursing, 9 (13), 851-856.

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Abstract

This article explores the way people with autism are often required to adopt a negative social role within society because of societal attitudes and the way society attribtes the difference of autism as being 'negative'. The qualities and strengths of the condition of autism need to be recongnised and valued to encourage an understanding of difference as 'positive' and to impact positively on the individual's self esteem.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Jill Aylott
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2012 11:58
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2012 11:58
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5510

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