From: "Phil Allison"
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Subject: Re: Austin Instruments to Close
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Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 12:05:14 +1100
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"Jim Thompson" wrote in message
> On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 11:37:58 +1100,
> "Phil Allison" ,
> In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
> Article: ,
> Entitled: "Re: Austin Instruments to Close",
> Wrote the following:
> |"Jonathan Kirwan" wrote in message
> |> On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 09:39:57 +1100, "Phil Allison"
> |> wrote:
> |> >
> |> >Autistics do have comprehension problems.
> |> I have two autistic children, one profound, one relatively mild,
> |> both of whom I love dearly. Would you mind not bandying it
> |> about as though it were always an insult?
> |** It ain't no compliment.
> | The folk that hide it or do not know that they suffer from it cause
> |of harm.
> | ................ Phil
> Another statement indicating you *know nothing* about autism.
** No - the boot is on your foot.
Autism is not one condition but a name used to cover a whole spectrum.
I simple Google search will put you straight on adult autism and its
prevalence among persons with high IQs.