Monthly Archives: January 2012

The View from Sixteen

My book describes a decade in my son’s life, from the time he was three (and first showing signs of autism) until he was 13. So readers frequently want to know what’s happened since then. At a talk I gave last week, a parent told me she’s rasing a younger child with autism, and spoke [...]

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The Last Red Day (and Other Memories)

When you go out and tell your story in public, you never know what people are going to ask. I was speaking in a bookstore in suburban Chicago the other day when an older woman in the front row raised her hand with a question. “Can you tell me about Ezra’s school?” she asked. I [...]

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