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  • noun Plural form of autist.

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Examples

  • Are we all EU autists now, and if the Conservatives get into power, is this as useful as a band of one-armed flautists?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • If autists were all the same, autism might be easier to cure.

    Barbara Fischkin: Looking for Danny DeVito: An Autism Mother's View of The View

  • They may be imbeciles when it comes to book learning and moral autists when it comes to the spirit and the flesh but you could learn a thing or two about politics from them nevertheless.

    Firedoglake » Christian Right Fight Heating Up

  • He points out, for example, that autists often perform hand motions that are distracting to others, but Lou also ponders why people teasing their hair or drumming their fingers or chewing their nails are considered normal when they are so like the things that are used to set him apart.

    The Speed of Dark

  • An evil corporate manager who only understands that the special support measures for the group of autists Lou works as a part of cost money learns of an experimental cure, and tries to force the group to serve as test subjects by threatening their employment.

    October 25th, 2006

  • He points out, for example, that autists often perform hand motions that are distracting to others, but Lou also ponders why people teasing their hair or drumming their fingers or chewing their nails are considered normal when they are so like the things that are used to set him apart.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • They are less likely to be as influenced by the same experience of emotions as non-autists can be and this can be an advantage to rational thinking.

    Serendip's Exchange

  • We must also recognize that the only true experts on autism are autists themselves and an emotional and social connection with these individuals, while difficult to establish, is necessary.

    Serendip's Exchange

  • Finally, it is necessary for autists to learn to function in a society created by non-autistic individuals.

    Serendip's Exchange

  • Dysfunctions in certain parts of the brain have been shown to be related to the perception and understanding of emotion in the brains of autists.

    Serendip's Exchange

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