What is neurodiversity? Steve Silberman, author of last year’s ground-breaking and award-winning exploration of the history and science of autism called Neurotribes, explains neurodiversity and gives an enlightening overview of the “forgotten” history of autism in this fascinating TED2015 talk.
[I] make no pretense of being the last word on the subject of autistic children. …more appropriate to call it one of the first words.
— Rosalind Oppenheim, Founder of Rimland
More than $330 million is spent each year on autism research—but only 1 percent of that is focused on adults. Read The Daily Beast contributor Elizabeth Picciuto’s thoughts on funding for autism research, neurodiversity, and adults with autism.