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14 Amazing Women With Autism

Renowned animal behavior expert Temple Grandin does not let her autism define her. “Autism’s a very important part of who I am. I like the logical way I think, and I wouldn’t want to change that,” she says in her MAKERS interview. “But my primary identity is being a scientist, animal behavior specialist.” Grandin, who revolutionized the livestock industry with her focus …

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

Excerpt from You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson, Ph. D and Lou Aronica, published on March 13, 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright by Ken Robinson, 2018. Room to Maneuver There’s more room to make changes within the current education system than …

A Woman With Autism Allegedly Endured Months Of The Most Horrific Abuse Imaginable — From Her Own Family

A 22-year-old woman with autism was allegedly abused and tortured at the hands of five of her relatives in Louisiana, according to a grand jury indictment. A 22-year-old woman in Amite, Louisiana, was subjected to a yearlong, horrific campaign of abuse and torture by her family members, which included being forced to live in a cage and eat her mother’s …

Psychedelics & Autism: 8 Stories Of Success

Autism is a distressing social disorder that can be severely debilitating for both sufferers and parents. Current treatments are varied and often ineffective. As with many other mental health conditions, autism could potentially be treated with psychedelic therapy. Unfortunately, there are no large-scale studies on the potential of psychedelics in the treatment of autism. Back in the 60s and 70s …