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Donald Gray Triplett Autism Case #1According to the Atlantic Monthly the first person to be diagnosed with Autism was a man named Donald Gray Triplett of Forrest Mississippi, he was diagnosed 67 years ago and he is 70 years old now, he has a very great and prospering life.
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When was autism first diagnosed?

1911


When was autism first diagnosed in humans?

It was first diagnosed in 1747 with the case of Hugh Blair Borogue.


Can adults develop autism?

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Is Tom Hanks diagnosed with autism?

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