Boing Boing pal Steve Silberman
first wrote about the high number of autism cases in Silicon Valley in 2001, for this Wired feature
. In 2015, his past 13 years of research into that subjet will be published in the book Neurotribes: Thinking Smarter About People Who Think Differently.
Metroactive.com profiles Steve:
The volume will look at the two prevailing views of autism that have competed for public attention and resources: one that sees it as a psychiatric disability, and another that recognizes it as a form of human variation with its own distinctive strengths, customs and culture.
"A Different State of Mind:
Embracing Autism, Asperger's and Intellectual Diversity in Silicon Valley
," by Jennifer Wadsworth (metroactive.com)
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