Argumentative Essay On Autism

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Have you ever felt discriminated against what makes you unique? America is a country that has so many unique qualities, yet those who show their uniqueness get discriminated. A recent speaker, Carina Morillo, spoke on how to understand the people who are diagnosed with autism was by looking them in the eye or in other words, don’t look away from them. With the years to come, the cases of Autism will continue to increase to explain those who don’t fit in our society. Even with all the statistics, the autism disorder discrimination continues to grow. Thankfully, we live in generation where the world is one click away, making it easier to broadcast our thoughts and opinions. With technology, it was an easier way to communicate with family members or with people who were also diagnosed with autism. The media is a great way to combat this issue because we can share personal stories, spread awareness, and reach thousands of people while doing so.
Autism disorder is an issue facing many people today. It’s an issue widely discussed in the news and social media. In Gale’s data from 2015 defines autism as a general term for a group of complex disorders of the brain development that are grouped together under the broader term of autism spectrum disorder also known as ASD. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of 2014, about 1 in 68 out of 1,000 children were diagnosed with ASD. This was a dramatic increase from 1 in 150 children in 1992. The CDC also
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