autistic

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Differences in activity between autistic and non-autistic brains.

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autistic (comparative more autistic, superlative most autistic)

  1. Having autism, or pertaining to autism.

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autistic (plural autistics)

  1. A person who has autism.
    • 2006, Alan Griswold, Autistic Symphony
      If our definition of empathy were to require we take the human cognitive norm (overwhelmingly influenced by neurotypical cognition) as the absolute standard by which to measure empathy, then indeed we would have to conclude autistics do not instinctively possess a good sense of empathy.

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