Validating autism subtypes: A crucial but often overlooked step in research
Published by: Spectrum Autism Research News Written by: HILDE GEURTS, JOOST AGELINK VAN RENTERGEM The practice of categorizing autistic people into subtypes based on similarities in their traits and abilities is divisive. Subtypes can have negative connotations, evoking images of stereotyping and marginalization. For decades, the autism spectrum was, by definition, a collection of subtypes, including […]
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