Rest in peace.
March 8, 2012
From the blog, Just Stimming (October 14, 2011), a heartwrenching entry.
“if you work on eliminating “autistic symptoms” and “self-stimulatory behaviors,” if you take away our voice…”
“Such emancipation was unthinkable when the couple were children.”
Bound by Love and Disability, Keeping a Vow Until the End, NY Times Nov. 10, 2011
“Parenting, I’ve come to understand, is about loving my child today. Now. In fact, for any parent, anywhere, that’s all there is.”
Notes From a Dragon Mom (by Emily Rapp; Sunday Review/Opinions, New York Times 10.15.11)
A Father’s Quest to Help His Severely Disabled Son, on Fresh Air (May 10, 2011), with Ian Brown, author of The Boy in the Moon.
Excerpt only: Medical Dispatch; Mother Courage A family tragedy and a scientific crusade (by John Colapinto, New Yorker, Dec. 20 & 27, 2010)
Interview with Allen Shawn, on NPR’s Fresh Air (January 3, 2011), discussing among other things, his new book: Parallel Lives: Having A Twin With Mental Illness .