Additional Resources

We are always updating to bring you teaching perspectives from families.  Here are some extra resources and perspectives for you:                         

Georgia’s Separate and Unequal Special Education System: a statewide network of schools for disabled student has trapped black children in neglect and isolation.   Rachel Aviv, New Yorker Magazine, Oct 2018.

Abused and Betrayed NPR Report 2018  regarding abuse of persons with IDD.

One Year Down This Path: A Father Speaks  5 min. This father has a new daughter with Down syndrome.  Of interest are his brief references to well reviewed research studies on quality of life.

Ask An Autistic  Amethyst Schaber has created a website called Neurowonderful.  Scroll down to see her short teaching videos (10 min) which offer  explanations of diagnostic terms and personal experience from Schaber who has a diagnosis of ASD.

Autism and Talent: The Beautiful Otherness of Autistic Minds.  2021 60 min. lecture.   Francesca Happe  is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at King’s College London.  See also Happe’s 30 min BBC interview on abilities and assets of people with autism, and aspects of her research, including her work on recognizing autism in girls.  Among her books is  Girls and Autism co-authored by Happe, 2019

The Story of Not Quite (a parent speaks about hard to see ASD)

A Father’s Mission To Help His Son With Autism


2011 Freedman et al: Parental Relationship Status and ASD