A to Z of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: A is for Autism

The A to Z of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome!
A great idea to highlight and spread awareness of EDS during May, EDS Awareness Month.

Sharing from the wonderful ‘Autistic Zebra‘ ๐Ÿ™‚

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May is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month. For this month, Iโ€™m goingto write an A-Z, discussing a different topic linked to EDS each day. Iโ€™m going to write about topics that effect me personally, having the Hypermobility type of EDS, so wonโ€™t be covering topics more common to the other types, such as Vascular or Classical EDS, though there may be topics which overlap these types. So, to kick things off, I present:

A is for AUTISM:

Autism is a neurological difference that is linked to EDS. Research on the links is ongoing, with not much published on it yet. Anecdotally, however, the link does seem to be there. A lot of parents with EDS have autistic children. Lots of autistic people I know have also been diagnosed with EDS or Hypermobility Syndrome. And lots more are beginning to assess their various symptoms and are starting towards the route toโ€ฆ

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