Assignment: Autism awareness
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The medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday retracted a controversial 1998 paper that linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism.
The study linked autism with the MMR vaccine. The research had been discredited subsequently. Read more here .
If autism touches your life we want to hear from you. Have you seen a change in public attitudes toward the disorder in the last year or two? If so, how? What else should the rest of the world know about living with autism?
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Update: Many of your thoughtful responses were incorporated in a CNN.com/Health article.