The strength of autistic expertise and its implications for autism knowledge production: A response to Damian Milton.

Richard Woods, Mitzi Waltz


A letter to the editor from Richard Woods and Mitzi Waltz


autistic expertise; expertise; knowledge production; autism; monotropism


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