Autism: Another Perspective

Saw something this morning on Good Morning America about a controversial group that is attempting to change how outsiders view Autism. The group Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) founded by Ari Ne'eman is an advocate for Autism culture and neurodiverse individuals. Ne'eman himself has been diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome. ASAN seeks to promote understanding and … Continue reading Autism: Another Perspective

Banned from Church

Last week ABC News had a report about Adam Race, an autistic boy, who was banned from attending Church of St. Joseph in Bertha, Minnesota. Apparently Adam had become so disruptive that the church considered his attendance a threat to others. Rev. Daniel Walz claims that accommodations were made or at least offered to the … Continue reading Banned from Church