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FERNANDES, Fabiana. S.. The Body in the Autism. Psic [online]. 2008, vol.9, n.1, pp.109-114. ISSN 1676-7314.

This study analyzed how the notion of the body in the autism is, and it was done by means of a bibliographical research based on books and scientific articles. So, first of all the autistic person was investigated in relation to its characteristics and disabilities. In sequence, a short study about the constitution of the body was done. Finally, it was analyzed how the body is in autistic person. Based on this study it was possible to infer that the body in the autism is not healthy. This can be one of the reasons that make so difficult the relationships between the autistic person and the world.

Keywords : Autism; Body; Body outline.

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