Neurodiversity Proponents Strongly Object to Viewpoint Diversity

March 30, 2015 9:32 PM

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Officially, April is National Autism Awareness Month, which directly follows National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March. Although awareness of autism and the burdens it can sometimes bring has probably increased substantially in the past 10 or 15 years, it is not as evident that understanding and acceptance of people affected by autism have increased to a comparable extent.

A recent article by Erika Hayasaki that appeared during the month of February describes the life of an adult, JM, with autism in his late 50s and raises a critical issue relevant to many adults with developmental disabilities. Ms. Hayasaki describes JM's activities, which include writing a blog and ...

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