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Review of Allen Frances’ “Saving Normal.”

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“Saving Normal” is a provocatively titled book by the equally provocative Allen Frances. He has at times been demonized in the autism community, particularly for his views about the over-expansion of the autism diagnosis; whereas many in the autism community … Continue reading

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Murderers, Retards, and Geniuses.

Murderer, retard, genius. Hacker, monster, miracle with super-human senses. What is my son to you? What does the word “autism” tell you? It tells you that he meets the current criteria for a developmental delay. That he falls in to … Continue reading

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When your blog becomes someone else’s tool for harm.

You all know about the recent school shooting in America, and the controversy and misinformation linking the shooter’s autism to his premeditated violence. I don’t need to tread that path, others have done it better than I could have hoped … Continue reading

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