Is Autism a Disability?
Disability & Accessibility • 1m 24s
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) classifies Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as a disability and protects people with ASD from employment discrimination. In contrast, some people don’t consider ASD to be a disability, but rather a difference, or even an advantage.
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