The bitter irony of his dressing in black was not lost on me. He smiled a hopeful smile, before walking into the “job interview practice” hosted by a local Autism Organization.
As I watched him go, I felt a wave of deep frustration, suppressed my
The chilled air in the place seemed filled with unease. Clean, sterile, with “handlers” at every carefully-monitored corner of the place. Doors locking in neat rhythm as any cries of the patients behind them went unheard by the visitors.
What if I told you that there was a far off land where #actuallyautistic people were forced to wear electrodes? Where painful electric shocks were administered to anyone who dared to be themselves, engaging in such behaviors as flapping their arms or
Few words in behavioral science come with more controversy and contention than Asperger’s.
This series focuses on the word, Asperger’s, and the many antagonists to the word, the diagnosis, and/or the autistic people who would have previously been