Improving Early Diagnosis of Autism for African American Students Part 1: Where We Sadly Are Today

By Alice Doyel Volunteer blogger   “You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down” Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison “Nobel laureate in literature whose best-selling work explored black identity in America — and in particular the often-crushing experience of black women — through luminous, incantatory prose resembling that … Read more Improving Early Diagnosis of Autism for African American Students Part 1: Where We Sadly Are Today

Improving the Early Diagnosis of Autism for Women and Girls

By Alice Doyel Volunteer blogger   “What would happen if the autism gene was eliminated from the gene pool? You would have a bunch of people standing around in a cave, chatting and socializing and not getting anything done.” Dr. (Mary) Temple Grandin is a prominent proponent of the humane treatment of livestock for slaughter, … Read more Improving the Early Diagnosis of Autism for Women and Girls

The Diverse Minds of Autism (Part 4 of 4)

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   There is no way to cover this topic fully. There are different theories and information. There are many of us who know parts and pieces, often not connected to one another. For those of us in this state of knowledge, I chose the following approach: Parts 1 and 2 … Read more The Diverse Minds of Autism (Part 4 of 4)