Annual Research Review: Shifting from ‘normal science’ to neurodiversity in autism science

@article{Pellicano2021AnnualRR,
  title={Annual Research Review: Shifting from ‘normal science’ to neurodiversity in autism science},
  author={Elizabeth Pellicano and Jacquiline den Houting},
  journal={Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines},
  year={2021},
  volume={63},
  pages={381 - 396}
}
Since its initial description, the concept of autism has been firmly rooted within the conventional medical paradigm of child psychiatry. Increasingly, there have been calls from the autistic community and, more recently, nonautistic researchers, to rethink the way in which autism science is framed and conducted. Neurodiversity, where autism is seen as one form of variation within a diversity of minds, has been proposed as a potential alternative paradigm. In this review, we concentrate on… 
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