Saturday, October 28, 2006

A Correct Defintion of Autism

In her new blog, The Autism Crisis Michelle Dawson reprints a correct definition of autism:

Autism is a neurological difference classified as a developmental disability. Autistic people have atypical behaviours in three areas: social interaction, communication, and restricted interests or repetitive behaviours. Autistics are different at the most basic level available: how we experience the world, and how we learn from it.

Read the full text here.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Hoot

Thanks to TMoB for this little chuckle:



Apologies (if required) to Dr. Gernsbacher and Autism Diva for capturing and emblazoning the moment.