The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

School

The Debate over an Autism Cure

Few things cause more feverish reactions in the autism community than talk of a cure. While the majority of autistic people hate the C word,

Challenges and discrimination for autistic children in school

The pure lack of knowledge and understanding of Autism has been the catalyst for teachers treating Scott with utter disrespect, neglect, and abuse. I am a teacher myself, and my husband is a manager in the health and disability sector. We have walked away from many meetings scratching our heads at the utter ignorance and inflexibility in attitudes and practices.

Allism Spectrum Disorders: A Parody

In prevailing literature, people on the autism spectrum have all of their traits, their behaviors, and even their very existence pathologized.  They are considered to

The Debate over an Autism Cure

Few things cause more feverish reactions in the autism community than talk of a cure. While the majority of autistic people hate the C word,

One Who Cares

I had the privilege of attending the National Science Writers Conference this weekend, which was conveniently about a forty minute drive from where I live. The membership

Challenges and discrimination for autistic children in school

The pure lack of knowledge and understanding of Autism has been the catalyst for teachers treating Scott with utter disrespect, neglect, and abuse. I am a teacher myself, and my husband is a manager in the health and disability sector. We have walked away from many meetings scratching our heads at the utter ignorance and inflexibility in attitudes and practices.

Allism Spectrum Disorders: A Parody

In prevailing literature, people on the autism spectrum have all of their traits, their behaviors, and even their very existence pathologized.  They are considered to

The Debate over an Autism Cure

Few things cause more feverish reactions in the autism community than talk of a cure. While the majority of autistic people hate the C word,

One Who Cares

I had the privilege of attending the National Science Writers Conference this weekend, which was conveniently about a forty minute drive from where I live. The membership

Challenges and discrimination for autistic children in school

The pure lack of knowledge and understanding of Autism has been the catalyst for teachers treating Scott with utter disrespect, neglect, and abuse. I am a teacher myself, and my husband is a manager in the health and disability sector. We have walked away from many meetings scratching our heads at the utter ignorance and inflexibility in attitudes and practices.

Allism Spectrum Disorders: A Parody

In prevailing literature, people on the autism spectrum have all of their traits, their behaviors, and even their very existence pathologized.  They are considered to

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