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Del. Jennifer Boysko (D-86) discusses her plans to support autism advocacy with Vikram Jaswal, University of Virginia associate professor and teacher of the seminar “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.” Before Boysko left, she addressed the autistics in the audience. She said, “You are trailblazers for the next generation. I think of you all as pioneers. Think of the gift you are giving to the younger generation. I am honored to be part of your day.”

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Pioneering Change For Autism

University of Virginia seminar studies tension between “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.”

Despite a recent surge in attention and research over the past decade about autism, controversy exists.


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