Apr 4, 2022
Why has public discourse about autism been dominated by non-autistic voices? And, what’s been happening recently to change this?
My guest Eric Garcia breaks this down in today’s episode! Eric is a journalist based in Washington DC and the senior Washington correspondent for The Independent. He is also the author of the book, “We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation” which was published in 2021.
During this episode, you will hear Eric talk about:
Read Eric’s National Journal article (the precursor to “We’re Not Broken”)
Check out Eric’s recommendations for other helpful autism
The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism
Sincerely, Your Autistic Child
#ActuallyAutistic on Twitter – hashtag used by autistic content creators (a good place to listen to autistic people, and especially helpful if you’re newly-diagnosed autistic)
#AskingAutistics on Twitter – use this hashtag to post questions you want to ask autistic people
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