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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, May 04, 2007

 

Ralph Savarese's Book in Newsweek:

Home Is Where The Heart Is
The Savarese family thought they were autism experts—and then they adopted DJ.



May 4, 2007 - We’re told to pick our battles if we want to make a difference in the world. Activist and writer Ralph James Savarese thought he and his wife, Emily, had done just that. For her it meant working with a Florida center for disabled and autistic children. For him it meant writing and teaching college students about responsibility and social obligation. But in the late '90s they found themselves forgoing these larger causes for the smaller one staring them right in the face: an abused, autistic toddler named DJ. Click here to read more.

1 Comments:

Blogger Camille said...

I have the book coming in the mail now from Amazon.com I can't wait to read it. I hope it's as good as it seems to be.

2:34 PM  

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