This is an informative TED talk on the latest understanding of autism from a scientific perspective. I tend to agree with Dr. Chung that autism is likely a catch-all phrase for what we may someday discover to be various neurological conditions.
Our son C has what’s sometimes referred to (non-scientifically) as a “scattered neurology” (high intellect, severe behavior / social deficits), the upshot of which is that it’s incredibly hard to find an appropriate educational setting for him. So hard, in fact, … Continue reading
I’ve been meaning to write about Jacob Barnett for some time now. Actually, I’ve really been meaning to write about the way the media tell Jake’s story. If you’re unfamiliar with Jake, he’s a child (now teenage) prodigy with Aspergers. … Continue reading