disability rights

Why Does Autism Still Exist?

Why Does Autism Still Exist?

Autism genes thrive because they are the same genes that code for high intelligence.

Refrigerator Mothering is Dead but the Blame Game Lives On

Refrigerator Mothering is Dead but the Blame Game Lives On

A mother’s love is no longer put on trial. But the mother—and now the father too—are still suspect. Suspected of what? Nobody knows for sure.

Abraham Lincoln Tops List of Famous Jewish Swimmers!

My new blog post is up at Psychology Today. In it I talk about the lists of "Most Famous (fill in the blank with different kinds of people). How do these lists inspire our children and how do they challenge their inherent sense of value?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mom-am-i-disabled/201701/abraham-lincoln-tops-list-famous-jewish-swimmers