Reading up on Autism

Reading up on Autism

    I am halfway through "Boy Alone" by Karl Taro Greenfeld. This is a fascinating memoir of a boy growing up with an autistic brother. The book provides much insight into the daily struggles that a family with an autistic child must face. Not too long ago, in the sixties and seventies, not much [...]

Humans of NY: Autism from Parental Perspective

Humans of NY: Autism from Parental Perspective

Excerpt from book:   Soon afterward, his language stopped developing, and eventually he lost the language skills he already had. He stopped responding to his name. You could even bang pots & pans behind him, and he wouldn't respond. ... But we knew it was something more. ... Around this time, I overheard some acquaintances [...]