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December 11, 2013

In 2013, autism awareness spread further than ever and made strides in permeating mainstream culture. From Hip Hop to videogames to athletics, the autism community made their presence known. Here's a look back at 10 high-profile stories from the last year. This list is based on popularity and importance.

July 26, 2012

George Dvorsky reports on io9.com that today autism and Aspergers Syndrome, have become accepted as a normal part of the human fabric, where people on the spectrum are changing the nature of our society — in many ways, for the better. Even if some people still see autism as a condition that needs to be "treated," it's increasingly obvious that people on the autism spectrum are finding ways to succeed in our neurotypical-based society.