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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

Monday, September 10, 2007



These videos from The Autistic Pride Dancers really made me smile today.

Maybe it's because my little Adam, who is humming classical music now everyday (perfectly to Mozart, Bach and a little bit of Berlioz, I might add), has also taken up dancing, swaying his arms and trying to move his body to the beat. Maybe it's because art does not deliquesce autistic people to "abnormal genes" but rather, allows us all to see for ourselves the facund human spirit.

Adam, and all of this, makes me so proud.

Thanks, Ralph, for posting these!


Blogger Ralph Smith said...

Go Adam! :)

5:47 AM  

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