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Who was the first person to be diagnosed with autism?

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Answered 2010-09-21 14:07:51
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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