During recent weeks the TPGA “autism experts”, have done a great favor to children, like my son, who suffer from severe autism disorders. The TPGA autism wizards told parents like me who speak candidly about the deficits that limit and impair his ability to function independently in this world that we are making “monsters” . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Dear TPGA Autism Experts: Thanks For Advising Us to Love Our Autistic Son! If Only We Had Known Sooner!
“Ginger Taylor commented on the pressures on families with autism and on the greatest fear of many parents of autistic children: “That is the big question — what happens to our child when we die. …. We understand their needs better than anyone else. It really breaks my heart hearing what happened to this family. . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: What Happens To Our Children When We Die? Maine Man Killed Himself and Adult Autistic Son in 2010
TPGA guru Shannon Des Roches Rosa (SDDR) is aghast and angry because Slate.com has dared publish “Is the Neurodiversity (ND) Movement Misrepresenting Autism?“, a gentle critique by autism parent Amy S.F. Lutz, of the harmful, irrational Neurodiversity ideology embraced by the leaders of the ironically named “Thinking” Person’s Guide to Autism. Self labelled . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: TPGA Aghast and Angry: Slate Dares Print Autism Parent Critique of Neurodiversity Ideology
As a father of a soon to be 17 year old son with severe autism disorder symptoms and profound developmental delays I understand fully when parents discuss those challenges on line. (He is also a very solid 6’1″ and still growing). I do not mock other parents and accuse them of engaging in . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: Facing Autism Parenting Challenges? Try A Bit of Janis
Some of the people referenced in this post are affiliated with Autism Speaks. TPGA does not consider Autism Speaks an organization that benefits autistic people. -SR
I am not sure what constitutes “Thinking” at the “Thinking” Persons Guide to Autism. The above quote from “SR”, Shannon Des Roches Rosa, . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: "Thinking" Persons Guide to Autism Issues Proclamation Declaring Autism Speaks Does Not Benefit Autistic People