Autism Misconceptions:Breaking the Barrier • Top ten autism misconceptions • Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes you Knew by Ellen Nautbaum • BBC “My Autism and Me” Documentary
Top Ten Misconceptions 1. Autistic kids look different from regular kids. 2. Autism is a result of vaccinations. 3. All kids with autism are violent and should be avoided. 4. Autistic kids that make repetitive motions should be stopped. 5. Kids with autism cannot make social interactions. 6. Everyone with autism has an exceptional talent. 7. People with autism should be institutionalized. 8. There is only one type of autism. 9. Autism can be cured. 10. There is an autism epidemic.