"There is a puzzle piece missing in their brain"--one way typical children (10yrs) now describe atypical children http://t.co/1ElTk7XD8xIn parsing that sentence, I notice that the first half (“There is a puzzle piece”) is supplied by the advocacy of groups such as Autism Speaks, and the second half (“missing in their brain”) is harnessed from the shibboleths of neuroscience. Talk about a nasty double team.
— Michelle Dawson (@autismcrisis) June 15, 2013
Saturday, June 15, 2013
A Match Made in Hell
On her Twitter feed, Michelle Dawson picks up on the troubling circumstances autistic kids face on a daily basis: