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This week, Sean welcomes journalist Steve Silberman, author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Diversity, to set the record straight about the recent “explosion” of autism diagnoses.     Topics include:   - How Adolf Hitler sent our understanding of autism back 40-50 years.   - The man who shamed thousands of parents by blaming autism on “refrigerator mothers”.   - BOMBSHELL: A single-word typo in a diagnostic manual that forever changed the face of autism.   - Why vaccines are NOT responsible for the modern rise in autism diagnoses. 
- How the anti-vaccine movement may be hampering the efforts for improved services and education for autistic children and adults.   PLUS, a huge announcement about The Digestion Sessions!

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