Neurodiversity Advocates: Christopher Ulmer & Special Books for Special Kids

As I scrolled through Instagram’s ‘explore’ feature earlier this year, I stumbled across a very special video. In it, a young child with special needs was being interviewed. The questions ranged from what he would like people to say when they meet him to what is the best part about being him. I was intrigued, […]

Science and Autism: History of Autism Therapy

Autism has been widely misunderstood for much of its recorded history.  Misconceptions about the disorder have led to a variety of therapies that, on the whole, have been ineffective at alleviating symptoms of the disorder. The first written record of autism comes from Switzerland, where a psychiatrist named Eugen Bleuler used autism to describe a […]