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5 Must-Read Books about Autism

5 Must-Read Books about Autism

There are plenty of unanswered questions about autism. The medical community continues to research the condition trying to answer some of these questions. What factors cause autism as well as the best methods for treating it are probably some of the most pressing questions that face the community today. While those questions are certainly important, and while answers to them would certainly change the way we treat and interact with people with autism, at the present there’s still a lot of mystery surrounding the condition.

Sometimes all of those unanswered questions seem like a giant wall with no gate. The scientific literature around autism is ever-developing, but it’s not the only genre of autism focused writing that’s grown in the recent years. Below we’ve compiled a short list of some books about autism. Authors range from loved ones to autistic individuals themselves, and they all offer a unique perspective that fosters a more empathetic understanding of the condition.