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Milton’s ‘double empathy problem’: A summary for non-academics

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Milton’s ‘double empathy problem’: A summary for non-academics

This document explains Damian Milton’s theory of ‘double empathy’. In it, he proposes that Autistic people do not lack empathy. Milton argues that Autistic people experience the world and express emotions differently to non-autistic people.
Organisation:
Reframing Autism
Topic:
Disability
Target audience:
General
Published:
September 2021
Last reviewed:
November 2023
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