In The Politics of Autism, I discuss the day-to-day challenges facing autistic people and their families.Once they start receiving services, parents have to become case managers, coordinating the work of multiple providers...
In The Politics of Autism, I discuss parent activism and autism organizations.Ruth Christ Sullivan, co-founder of the Autism Society, has passed.  Her obituary:Ruth Christ Sullivan, Ph.D., age 97, died in Huntington, W.Va., on Sept. 16, 2021....
 In The Politics of Autism, I write about special education and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Meghan Burke, Zachary Rossetti & Chak Li have an article at The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disor...
In The Politics of Autism, I discuss divisions and factions within the autism community.To the extent that the stakeholders form a “community,” it is a quarrelsome one. James Madison identified the causes of faction, inclu...
In The Politics of Autism, I discuss divisions and factions within the autism community.  The last line of the book: "After decades of talking about autism as a deficit of communication, people who make and study policy sh...
In The Politics of Autism, I analyze the discredited notion that vaccines cause autism. This bogus idea can hurt people by allowing diseases to spread.   And amon...