Including people with autism in our lives requires change in thinking | Calgary Herald

As I read Silberman’s book I could not prevent myself from thinking that the story of autism is, in many respects, an example of what can be achieved when society is tolerant. The story shows how intolerance achieved nothing. Research and development was held back or inappropriately diverted and people with autism, and those around them, were quashed. When tolerance increased, however, knowledge moved forward, progress was made and many were able to benefit by utilizing the strengths of people with autistic wiring.

Source: Including people with autism in our lives requires change in thinking | Calgary Herald

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