Thursday, January 5, 2012

"Thinking Person's Guide to Autism"

From Laura Shumaker's blog at

The book that I REALLY could have used when Matthew was first diagnosed with autism is here.
Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism
a one-stop resource for carefully curated, evidence-based information from autism parents, autistics, and autism professionals.
The book has only been out for a few weeks and already been declared Book of the Year by Steve Silberman, senior writer for Wired magazine and autism/neurodiversity blogger for the Public Library of Science.
“Refreshingly free of dogma, disinformation, and heavy-handed agendas,” says Silberman, “Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism is an oasis of sanity, compassion, and hope for people on the spectrum and those who love them.”
I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with the editors of Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism — Shannon Des Roches Rosa, Jennifer Byde Myers, Liz Ditz, Emily Willingham, and Carol Greenburg. Each woman writes, educates, and advocates within the autism communities. Here is what they had to say about their collaboration:

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