Even with all the magical technology we take for granted, there is one thing that our ancestors lived with and knew well that we are much less familiar with today: death. Read more
This is based on a presentation I gave to colleagues where I work today titled Understanding Autism. Although not a transcript, the text here is based on my detailed speaker’s notes. Read more
Michelle Sutton has written an excellent summary here of the issue of including autistic kids in mainstream education, and why improving the school environment for autistic needs can benefit everyone. Definitely a must-read.
As usual I’m coming into the discussion “late”. The conversation about inclusion of autistic students in our nations classrooms has been at the forefront of all my social media feeds this week, and I’ve been sitting here, swinging between trying to take it all in and trying to avoid it.
Read the full letter here: Open letter to those who think autistic kids should not be allowed to disturb mainstream education settings