The New Normal – Is Neurodiversity Next?

The New Normal – Is Neurodiversity Next?

Mundelein by | Jul 3, 2015 | autism, autistic spectrum, Caitlyn Jenner, colleges history, gays, hip hop, John Robison, neurodiversity, OASIS, Pace University, same sex marriage, segregation, Supreme Court, Temple Grandin, Vassar

     Last week the Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 to legalize same sex marriage, granting homosexuals multiple civil rights that heterosexuals have enjoyed since the United States declared independence from Great Britain.  Finally gay men and women are free to marry...
A Change Worth Keeping

A Change Worth Keeping

Içara by | Jun 19, 2015 | actors with disabilities, autism, autistic spectrum, civil rights laws, disabilites, equal opportunity, George Clooney, John Robison, love, Meryl Streep, neurodiversity, Temple Grandin, truth

             Q: What do people with autism want out of life?          A:  Love and acceptance.       What people on the spectrum want is what EVERYONE wants: a fighting chance to succeed in life.  All parents hope their kids grow up and are able to leave the family...

Issues in Independent Living – 100 Blogs

by | May 1, 2015 | AHANY, Asperger's Syndrome, autism, baby boomers. Adelphi University, blacks, civil rights, disabilities, discrimination, gays, Harvey Milk, Jews, John Robison, Martin Luther King, millennials, neurodiversity, twins

     If a fortune teller had predicted I’d write a blog called The Never-Empty Nest, with 100 posts over a two year period, I’d have called that person crazy.  How could I possibly write about issues related to young adults struggling to leave the family nest...

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