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Autism Diagnosis: Racial and Income Barriers

Racial inequality and autism are two issues that disproportionately affect low-income communities and communities of color. Autism is a developmental disorder that is largely characterized by social and communication deficits. While the exact causes of autism are unknown, it is believed to be a neurodevelopmental disorder that is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Racial inequality is the systematic discrimination of individuals … Continue reading Autism Diagnosis: Racial and Income Barriers