By alex on May 6, 2005
"Bram will just pace around the house all day long, back and forth, in and out of the kitchen. Then he'll suddenly go to his computer and the code just comes pouring out. And you can see by the lines on the screen that it's clean," Jenna says. "It's clean code." She pats her husband affectionately on the head: "My sweet little autistic nerd boy."...
By alex on April 30, 2005
When Donald was taken by his beleaguered parents to Johns Hopkins University in 1938, he acted like no 5-year-old that famed child psychiatrist Leo Kanner had ever seen.
Fritz made an equally vivid impression on Hans Asperger, the pediatrician who...
By alex on February 16, 2005
By alex on December 19, 2004
"In this memoir, Dawn Prince-Hughes traces her personal growth from undiagnosed autism to the moment when, as a young woman, she entered the Seattle Zoo and immediately became fascinated with the gorillas." "Having suffered from a lifelong inability to relate to people in a meaningful way, Dawn was surprised to find herself...
By alex on November 9, 2004
By alex on September 15, 2004
DANIEL BRIGGS, a 21-year-old man with autism, has written an illuminating article for Awares called "My Life in Autism" in which he describes the hardships and injustices facing people with learning disabilities – but also urges those with autism to speak out, like he has, to avoid being “downtrodden.”
You can find this...
By alex on September 11, 2004
We chose Zachary entered by Cobra for the green boy alien. His name will be shortened to Zak though. The girl pink alien will be Aspiella, as thought of by ShadesOfMe.
Well done to both of you! I'm sure the two alien friends are very pleased with their new names too.
By alex on August 15, 2004