Jim Sinclair’s Web Site 

Jim Sinclair's Web Site    ABOUT AUTISMTerminologyA note about language and abbreviations used on this siteWhy I dislike person first languagePersonal articlesThoughts About Empathy  (1988) Bridging the Gaps: An Inside-Out View of Autism  (1989) What Does Being Different Mean?  (1992) - editor's column from Volume 1, Issue 1 of "Our Voice" Don't Mourn For Us   (1993) - a message to parents …

A Ragged Edge Online: Autistics Speak | Circa Dec 16, 2005

Autistics Speakby Cal MontgomeryAutism Speaks showed up on my television this week and last, as one of the two charities featured on "The Apprentice", and Randal Pinkett, who ran a charity event for the group, won the job working for Donald Trump."The Apprentice" is a reality game show which unabashedly celebrates capitalism and occasionally comes down on the …

neurodiversity.com | the autistic distinction | Circa August 20, 2004

The Autistic Distinctionon the occasion of Gayle Fitzpatrick and Charles Rankowski vs. Town of Falmouthby Kathleen SeidelSociety often ostracizes those whose existence, behavior and experience counters simplistic, unexamined assumptions and expectations. Members of a cognitive minority who frequently interact with people whose perspective is grounded in a significantly different neurological configuration, autistic citizens are often misunderstood …

Neurodiversity – The Atlantic | Circa Sept 1998

On the neurological underpinnings of geekdom. f you've happened across Jon Katz's columns on "Geek Force" in recent editions of HotWired, you're likely to have read pronouncements like the following: "The idea of geek pride [is] stirring, ascending. The rise of the geeks has an epic feeling." As Katz describes them, geeks are nerds plus modems; they have the nerd's …

Judge Rotenberg Center « Lydia X. Z. Brown

Living Archive & Repository on the Judge Rotenberg Center’s AbusesNote: This page and all links on it discuss electric shock, other abusive and coercive treatments, institutions, and other forms of abuse against disabled people/people with disabilities in great detail.This page contains links to a variety of materials relating to the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC), formerly known …