"Refreshingly free of dogma, disinformation, and heavy-handed agendas, The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism is an oasis of sanity, compassion, and hope for people on the spectrum
and those who love them."

-- Steve Silberman, senior writer for Wired magazine and autism/neurodiversity blogger for the
Public Library of Science (

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Kate Ahern
Devon Koren Alley
Kyra Anderson
Anonymous Special Needs Professional
Asperger Ninja
Katharine Beals, Ph.D.
Corina Lynn Becker
Barbara H. Boucher, OT, Ph.D., PT
Liane Kupferberg Carter
Sara Chapman M.A.
Kristina Chew
Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg
Daniel Dage
Christa Dahlstrom
Michael V. Drejer
Judy Endow, MSW
Susan Etlinger
Shawn C. Graves
Carol Ann Greenburg
Prather Harrell
Michelle Hecht, M.A., BCBA
Jess at Diary of a Mom
Mir Kamin
Brian R. King, LCSW
Estée Klar
Judy McCrary Koeppen M.S., CCC-SLP
Kim Leaird
Kev Leitch
Diane Levinthal M.A., CCC-SLP
Sarah Low
J. Lorraine Martin
Jennifer Byde Myers
Lindsey Nebeker
Kristin Neff, Ph.D.
Rory Patton
Holly Robinson Peete
Pia Prenevost
Shannon Des Roches Rosa
Brenda Rothman
Jordan S. Sadler, M.S., CCC-SLP
Susan Senator
Laura Shumaker
Kristen Spina
Mike Stanton
Hartley Steiner
Frances Vega-Costas
Susan Walton
Emily Willingham
Jean Winegardner
Kim Wombles
Sandy Yim

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