JUL 23, 2020

What We're Reading July 2020

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.

As we are facing uncertain times dealing with the effects of COVID-19, we've rounded up resources that we hope will help.

  1. Spectrum News: How Autism Shapes Sibling Relationshipsw
    "Having an autistic brother or sister can pose challenges, but it can also make children patient, empathetic and resilient."

  2. New York Times: A Glimpse Into My Son's Magnificent Mind
    "After years of being dismissed as hysterical and overprotective, I welcomed the diagnosis as overdue validation. To be seen and heard is always humanizing, and as a woman in the world, I have confronted my own invisibility more times than I wish to recall. The diagnosis in my mind, represented progress.

  3. Bloomberg: Too Many Autistic Adults Are Being Denied Basic Rights
    "So it is likely that a significant number of Americans are being denied their most basic liberties, and without much public outcry, while many others live under that threat. That in turn limits the influence of these individuals among their families and friends, who have the option of testifying against them."