Archive for month: March, 2018

On February 2-3, 2018, a group of 7 nonspeaking autistics from Growing Kids Therapy Center (a.k.a. “The Tribe”) and 18 University of Virginia undergraduates gathered in Charlottesville to discuss, among other things, what role empathy and compassion should play in creating welcoming communities. They were joined by Dr. Barry Prizant, author of “Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism.” The two groups of students are participants in the second cohort of a year-long seminar called “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.” This video captures highlights from their third in-person meeting.

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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation — Twenty-one-year-old California resident Ido Kedar says, “My mom and dad found me a teacher who taught me to type independently. Then it became really hard for the experts to refute. But it took time to get to this level of proficiency.”

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