Given how many autistic people there are in the world, it’s odd how much of the conversation about autism revolves around children who don’t exist. The most common such child is the one who is “indistinguishable from his peers.” This is the child who will supposedly emerge after successful therapies or treatments for autism leave the child essentially “normal.
Todd Drezner: Autism and the Hypothetical Child
2012-04-25T11:34:48-04:00By Ollibean|Categories: Articles, General, Lifestyle, Parenting|Tags: Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disabilities, Todd Drezner|0 Comments
About the Author: Ollibean
Ollibean is a dynamic community of parents, families and advocates in the disability community working together for a more socially just, accessible and inclusive world.
Communication, Interaction, and Autism Acceptance
April 18th, 2019 | 1 Comment
Proudly Autistic by Amy Sequenzia
October 5th, 2017 | 1 Comment
Providing Sameness and Routine While Living in Unfamiliar Surroundings
October 16th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Autism, Social Greetings and Rhetorical Questions
July 31st, 2016 | 0 Comments
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
Leave A Comment