High Functioning

What? Aren’t Most Autistics High Functioning?

By on March 26, 2008

I recently read a review by David Kirby of Autism: The Musical published in the Huffington Post. You've likely never heard of him but Kirby is the author of a factually dubious book attempting to link the mercury that was once in vaccines to a perceived increase of Autism diagnoses. While Kirby is not a doctor, he claims to be an expert and has a habit of writing incredibly misleading articles about autism and frequently compromises any...