By Joumana Khatib Six new paperbacks to check out this week. TO SIRI WITH LOVE: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines, by Judith Newman. (Harper, $15.99.) In her frank, and often very funny, memoir, Newman edges into the inner life of her son Gus and explores his affectionate bond with Apple’s personal assistant, Siri. … Continue reading Look Who’s Back With Eugenics in Paperback: ‘To Siri With Love’ Judith Newman: @judithn111 #BoycottToSiri
It's an Autism Thing - I'll help you understand 5 5 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. £9.99 plus postage | view postage rates + ADD TO MY SHOPPING CART by Emma Dalmayne, illustrated by Raphelle Dalmayne. A new book offering insights into the life of an autistic person. It's an Autism thing... I'll help you understand is a valuable teaching and learning … Continue reading Book: It’s an Autism Thing – I’ll help you understand | Emma Dalmayne
Best book to gift this holiday! Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity By Steve Silberman Neurotribes is New York Times–bestselling book that upends conventional thinking about autism -- and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. This book is #actuallyautistic approved. Find … Continue reading Best book to gift this holiday! | Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman
Dear Judith, Remember when you were throwing shade at one of my people? You noted that you could've brought Amythest's work to a wider audience. After a few days, I see that you actually have. So thank you for that. Judith Newman your book is the Autistic's #Stonewall. Thank you for that too. Just overnight, … Continue reading Judith Newman, How Do You Like Me Now? | Eve Reiland #boycotttosiri
From the Autistic Activism Front: Currently there's a battle of Judith Newman's Wikipedia page. Here's a note from an Autistic Ambassador: Currently waging war at Wikipedia with dozens of others trying to keep a critique of TSWL on the Judith Newman page. The critique paragraph was reduced to a sentence. Newman's attack on Wiki edits … Continue reading Judith Newman Brings in Billionaire Friends to Bully the NYTimes | #BoycottToSiri
Judith Newman's memoir "To Siri With Love" is under fire for its excerpt about getting medical power of attorney to get her son a vasectomy. The boycott was started on Thursday by Amythest Schaber, an autistic person who makes Youtube videos and was described in Newman’s book as a “manic pixie dream girl” without consent. The Mighty reached out … Continue reading People on the Autism Spectrum Are Boycotting ‘To Siri With Love’ | Yahoo!
Judith Newman says the book “really wasn’t written for an autistic audience.” Since its release in August, Judith Newman’s To Siri With Love has been greeted with critical acclaim and celebrity endorsements. Newman’s son Gus has autism, and he learned to communicate with others through conversations with Apple’s personal assistant. But the memoir, which Jon Stewart called “beautifully honest and illuminating,” has … Continue reading ‘To Siri With Love’ Author Fires Back: Book ‘Wasn’t Written for Autistic Audience’