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Autism and Health Care: Home

This guide will explore the health care needs of patients who are autistic, and how to respectfully treat them as a nurse or health care professional.

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Autism in the News

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Welcome

 

A moving gif of the phrase "Autistic and Proud." Each letter is bolded and appears hand-drawn, and each flashes in rainbow colors in a R.O.Y.G.B.I.V. ordered color scale.

Welcome to the Autism Health Care guide!

This guide was created during April 2021, which is Autism Acceptance Month.

This guide will explore the health care needs of patients who are autistic, and how to respectfully treat them as a nurse or health care professional.

Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month! This month is dedicated to spreading awareness, sharing resources, and encouraging inclusivity for members of the autistic community. For more information, check out the Autism Society website.

Famous Autistic People

Made by Erin Bell for Oak Point University, May 2021