On Speaking and Not Speaking: Autism, Friendship, Interdependency

Date
2017
Authors
Loftis, Sonya Freeman
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Publisher
University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Abstract
This creative nonfiction piece reflects on experiences relating to autism and speech, exploring tensions between independence and interdependency, as well as the potential lines between friendship and accommodation/support in the medical and professional realms.
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Keywords
autism, speech, communication
Citation
Loftis, S. F. (2017). On speaking and not speaking: Autism, friendship, interdependency. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 13(3).
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