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Autism Without Fear: On the Twizzler Challenge and Other Populist Trends
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Autism Without Fear: On the Twizzler Challenge and Other Populist Trends

It started on Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars," Meredith Vieira ramped it up with Willie Geist, Regis Philbin did it with Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer did it with Kathie Lee Gifford, Jimmy Kimmel and Rhianna just did it... any question that The Twizzler...
World Autism Awareness Day – what was all that about?
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World Autism Awareness Day – what was all that about?

April 2nd, World Autism Day is over and as someone on the spectrum, I’m left wondering rather bemusedly Well what was all that about?  I’ve seen buildings light up blue, people wearing onesies to work in support of World Autism Day and autism awareness posters...
Autism, Actually
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Autism, Actually

April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, so today in particular, we’re going to address reality about autism. Namely, the fact that awareness isn’t reality, and more to the point does little to help those who are actually a...