If you believe IACC Neurodiversity advocates present and past, Ari Ne’eman and Matthew Carey, autism is not something that should be cured. You won’t see much about the harsher aspects of life with autism disorders if you read their writings. In their view autism is nothing more than a different way of thinking, . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: The Harsh Reality End of the Autism Spectrum
The Interagency Autism Co-ordinating Committee (IACC) plays an important role in autism research and understanding. It is unfortunate that sitting as a public member of the IACC is lbrb blogger Matthew J. Carey, a member of the Neurodiversity movement which, at its core (1) portrays autism as a different way of thinking not a . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: IACC Neurodiversity Member Matt Carey Single-Handedly Reduces Intellectually Disabled To A "Small Segment of the Autistic Population"
I have previously written about the importance of the IACC and in a 2009 blog comment expressly thanked the IACC for its role in advancing autism research. With the passage of 3 years though I have become a less enthusiastic IACC booster. Both the Canary Party and the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Autism Reality Check: Where Are The IACC Results?