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WCAX: Challenges autistic individuals face accessing healthcare

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) – Autistic individuals see the world through a different lens, which can often make tasks like going to the doctor’s office a challenge.

Stigmas surrounding autism can often lead providers to dismiss certain illnesses. It can also lead to unpleasant health care experiences for autistic individuals, which prompts them to push off important care.

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