JUL 20, 2021

What We're Reading July 2021

Reads From Around the Web

There are so many great field of autism-related content to read, watch and listen to on the web. Each month we want to share a sample of the articles we’re reading, the videos we’re watching, or the podcasts we’re hooked on.

  1. Why Adora and the Distance Is a True Father's Day Gift
    IGN: The writer wanted the story to be one that people who have no experience dealing with autism could enjoy on its own, while still offering familiar echoes for those readers for whom it is a constant in their lives. There are mentions of Adora’s regimented daily life - “Every day is the same, more or less,” says the narrator at one point. There are allusions to matching therapies, which are used in autism treatments, as well as other signals about common traits in people on the spectrum.

  2. Post-Covid Workplaces Can Close the Autism Gap
    Bloomberg: The world can’t afford to keep squandering the skills and potential of adults with disabilities. Now is our chance to act.

  3. https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-autism-and-invention-are-connected-11607749260
    The Wall Street Journal: On the face of it, we shouldn’t expect any link between a neurological disability and one of the crowning talents of our species. But new research is revealing a surprising connection between autism and the uniquely human capacity for invention.