allism: an introduction to a little-known condition

Author: Andrew Main (Zefram) <>. Date: 2003-01-30. Abstract:

Allism is a congenital neurological disorder adversely affecting many areas of brain function. The condition is not widely known, having been only recently identified. This article is an introduction to allism, describing the mental and practical effects of the condition, and giving an overview of the current medical understanding. This article is aimed at the general public, though medical professionals may also find it a useful starting point.

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Allism Speaks is an advocacy group for those affected by allism. In particular it speaks for those who due to severe allism are unable to speak for themselves.

Allism is being studied by the Institute for the Study of the Neurologically Typical.