Timeline: The Politics & Marketing Behind The Autism Epidemic

A timeline that looks at the politics and marketing behind the ‘autism epidemic’ that created the booming autism market we know today. Included in the timeline are press releases, media interviews, newsletters, articles, videos, podcasts and more. The entries are color-coded to show their category whether politics, legislation, marketing, and so on. The autism community …

Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

Inventing & Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic | Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? [Content Warning: Autistic history is very triggering. Please take caution this piece includes ableism, stigma, eugenics, homophobia, abuse, and more.] Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? INVENTING AND THEN CASHING IN ON THE AUTISM EPIDEMIC SERIES | …

Life Skills Lessons #1: The Air Mattress Oops | My Autistic Family Life

By Eve Reiland Life Skills Lessons #1: The Air Mattress Oops Quite often we use an air mattress at our home for sleepovers. It’s a noisey situation that sends me to the opposite end of the house behind a closed door wearing my noise-cancelling headphones. Bill, my spouse, is the one that does the set-up …