A full list of the contributors to Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism, with short biographies.


Autism Acceptance Month 2015

Autism Acceptance Month starts today! Autism acceptance month is an autistic-led movement “about treating autistic people with respect, listening to what we have to say about ourselves, and making us welcome in the world.” Here are some ways you can observe Autism Acceptance Month: Autism Acceptance Campaigns and Projects The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network’s (ASAN) Autism Acceptance Month Project [image description: a pyramid of three rainbow asterisk stars, to the left of the words “I signed the pledge! Acceptance is an action. Autism Acceptance Month.] “April is Autism Acceptance Month. During Autism Acceptance Month, we focus on sharing positive, respectful, and accurate information about autism and autistic people. “Autism Acceptance Month promotes acceptance and celebration of autistic people as family members, friends, classmates, co-workers, and community members making valuable contributions to our world. Autism is a natural variation of the human experience, and we can all create a world which values, includes,…