December 2013 archive

My Thoughts on Markram’s “Intense World Theory”

I’m delighted to see that autism is being portrayed in a positive light. Maybe more people will pay attention now that a team of neuroscientists is saying what autistic people have been describing for years. I’m totally supportive of what has been described as the “Intense World Theory” and wish to praise the Markrams for having …

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Ted Williams: Another Candidate for my Autism Hall of Fame?

I recently heard an interview on Fresh Air of author Ben Bradlee Jr. in which he talked about Ted Williams. When I was young, Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle were the living legends of baseball. I played Little League ball and every young boy who was interested in baseball dreamed of being a hitter like one …

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