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Writer/Curator/Founder of The Autism Acceptance Project. Contributing Author to Between Interruptions: Thirty Women Tell the Truth About Motherhood, and Concepts of Normality by Wendy Lawson, and soon to be published Gravity Pulls You In. Writing my own book. Lecturer on autism and the media and parenting. Current graduate student Critical Disability Studies and most importantly, mother of Adam -- a new and emerging writer.

“There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.” -- Baruch Spinoza

Friday, August 18, 2006


Autism Podcast

Thanks so much to Autism Diva and Autism Podcast for this wonderful show. I hope all of our Toronto readers will listen:

click on this: Autism Podcast

I am in Haliburton, sitting in an Internet Cafe while listening to this. Across from me sits "The Rails End Gallery" with a sign that reads: ART IS TRIUMPH OVER CHAOS.

The autistic artists who will be exhibited certainly are triumphant, showing an ability to take the abstract and make it into an interpreted, cohesive whole. Hopefully, with every word and deed, the same can occur for views about autism. Thanks again, Diva!


Blogger Autism Diva said...


You're welcome. There's a really good podcast of Kassiane the Rettdevil, too, from

6:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There is much wisdom in what Autism Diva said in the interview. Kids do learn at their own pace and in their own way. I hope the ABA teachers are learning from this input that is coming in from the "mouths" of those who have been through this.


2:45 PM  
Anonymous Rebecca said...

Thank-you so much for posting the link to the podcast. I have a new stepson that is autistic and, although there is a lot of information (and misinformation) about autism, it is been difficult to find information that is relevant to someone that is getting to know an older child. The podcast site is a goldmine....thanks so much!

10:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There are also many useful autism podcasts at

Titles include:

Autism, Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders

AS and ASD Web Resources and Forum Communities

Special Feature Interview with Lewis Schofield

Autism on the Homefront: Parenting Autistics

Autism and the Media

Autism and Bullying: Parts One and Two

They were recorded by Canadian singer/songwriter Elyse Bruce and US artist Thomas D. Taylor They are of course free to the public.

11:35 AM  

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