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A collection of essays by Autistic writers on autism awareness, the cost of awareness, and working towards a future of acceptance.
Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking is a collection of essays written by and for Autistic people. Spanning from the dawn of the Neurodiversity movement to the blog posts of today, Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking catalogues the experiences and ethos of the Autistic community and preserves both diverse personal experiences and the community’s foundational documents together side by side.
Typed Words, Loud Voices is written by a coalition of writers who type to talk and believe it is neither logical nor fair that some people should be expected to prove themselves every time they have something to say. Read our arguments and hear us. Help us change the world.
Listening to the insights and experiences shared by autistic bloggers has helped Michelle Sutton to help her two autistic children to thrive. In The Real Experts , Michelle has collected writings from a dozen autistic authors, containing “insider” wisdom on autism that has been invaluable to her family. The result is an extraordinary resource for families with autistic children, and also for educators, therapists, and other professionals.
Going back to the earliest days of autism research and chronicling the brave and lonely journey of autistic people and their families through the decades, Silberman provides long-sought solutions to the autism puzzle, while mapping out a path for our society toward a more humane world in which people with learning differences and those who love them have access to the resources they need to live happier, healthier, more secure, and more meaningful lives.
Autism therapy typically focuses on ridding individuals of “autistic” symptoms such as difficulties interacting socially, problems in communicating, sensory challenges, and repetitive behavior patterns. Now Dr. Barry M. Prizant offers a new and compelling paradigm: the most successful approaches to autism don’t aim at fixing a person by eliminating symptoms, but rather seeking to understand the individual’s experience and what underlies the behavior.
- Don’t Mourn For Us
- Why I Dislike Person-First Language
- Cure, Recovery, Prevention of Autism?
- Is Cure A Goal?
- I Want To Tell You A Secret About Autism Awareness
- Autistics Need Acceptance, Not Cure
- Autism, Speech, and Assistive Technology
- In My Language
- A Way Of Describing Autism
- I Am Joe’s Functioning Label
- The Incapable Man
- She Will Never
- Late Interventions
- How (not) to ask me questions
- How to solve “behavior problems” without having to learn self-control
- Excuses to be a jerk
- “I don’t know that person’s program”
- The Meaning Of Self-Advocacy
- AutCom Position Paper on Education
- Essays by Estee Klar