A Dad's Journey

Father of Autistic Twins Speaks Out

Browsing Posts published in March, 2017

When I read this article, I could relate in every way possible.  It’s not every family that have identical twin boys in their late teens.  And the difference in personalities between Nathan and Curtis mirrors the differences between Michael and Sean (Nathan=Michael, Curtis=Sean).

It’s a great read, especially on the cusp of Autism Awareness Day.  Enjoy:  “Out And About With Autism”

The Bickerstaff Family

The Bickerstaff Family

 

https://www.theguardian.com/tmi/2017/mar/31/out-and-about-with-autism-if-a-baby-starts-crying-we-have-to-leave

 

Article just published in Scientific American.  After you read it, you’ll still be asking what are those real reasons again, as the author seems to sidestep any hard conclusions.

The Real Reasons Autism Rates Are Up in the U.S.

A hard look at whether the rise comes from more awareness, better diagnosis—or something else