Neurodiversity Advocates: Steve Silberman

While some advocate by lobbying their congressmen, or asking for meetings with industry-leading executives, one neurodiversity advocate has done so by an entire different means: the power of the pen. Through numerous essays, interviews, and an adamancy that neurodiverse individuals should be embraced from unique gifts, Steve Silberman has become one of the leading authors […]

Science and Autism: Current Treatments

While the history of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) treatment paints a grim picture, long gone are the days of implementing dieting and electroconvulsive shock therapy to “correct” the underlying neurological differences between neurotypical and neurodiverse people. Individuals with ASD were often shunned from society and institutionalized with other mentally and developmentally disabled individuals. However, as […]