The man who wants us to embrace autism | Circa August 29, 2015

Fifteen years ago, when Steve Silberman broke the story of Silicon Valley’s autism ‘epidemic’, he saw it as a problem. Now he’s changed his mind and has published a book about understanding and accepting autism spectrum disorders Sat 29 Aug 2015 02.15 EDT Fifteen years ago, Steve Silberman was working as a journalist for Wired magazine in …

Journalists Include Autistics In Your Interviews | We are a Misrepresented People — Change.org

Autistics are being denied their voice in news publications, online media and all other journalistic mediums. Autistics are a people with our own identity, history, culture and community. We use identity-first language. Autistics are an ethnic group and a neurominority.  We ask that you include us in all matters that involve Autistics, and help bring public enlightenment by …