Liisa Adkins

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Love Not Fear

<i>There’s a flash blog this Friday. I’m posting my contribution early to signal boost a bit – entries are due by Thursday at 12:00 PM, so if you’re</i> …

Science debunks fad autism theories, but that doesn't dissuade believers

According to a 2014 National Consumers League poll, 29% of American adults believe that childhood vaccinations can trigger autism. To many, these …

Are autistic people natural born criminals?

Associations between autism and notorious violent crimes are easy to find--they seem almost automatic. Here is one example, and another, and one …

A tempering. Childhood meltdowns and anger. - Aspienaut - Wired Differently

The Misbehaviour of Behaviourists

Home | Index | Blog | No Autistics Allowed: Autism Society Canada Speaks For Itself<p><b>THE MISBEHAVIOUR OF BEHAVIOURISTS</b> <br>Ethical Challenges to the …

Echolalia and Scripting: Straddling the Border of Functional Language

The Scientist and I went out to dinner last Friday night. It was the day after I’d taped my radio interview and I was feeling wiped out, so we …

'Miracle autism cure' seller exposed by BBC investigation

<b>A self-styled "reverend" who claims autism can be "purged" by swallowing bleach has been exposed by a BBC London undercover investigation.</b><p>Leon Edwards sold sodium chlorite and hydrochloric acid to a reporter posing as the relation of an autistic child. Combined, the chemicals form bleach.<p>The BBC …

the basics of Neurodiversity, in my own words, with pictures

This article was moved on 13 November 2015 to <br>MichelleSuttonwrites<dot>com <br>http://michellesuttonwrites.com/q-a/what-is-neurodiversity/<p>Posted …

The troubling lack of programs for adults with autism

As our country grapples with the autism epidemic, it was startling to see a positive spin on this incapacitating neurodevelopmental disorder [“In autism, a sense of comfort and identity, not dread,” front page, July 21]. It is crucial to advance the idea of people disabled by neurological …