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Gaming the System? Blocks to Employment for Adults with Autism

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May 22, 2019 (As the AutismOne Conference gets going in Chicago today. It sometimes seems that efforts to increase autism awareness are no longer necessary. As the numbers continue to climb—it’s now estimated that 1 in every 36 American children … Continue reading

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The Vaccine Controversy: A Personal Perspective from a Self-Advocate with Autism

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April 4, 2017 James Williams is an adult with autism and a TMR friend. We find that his perspective on life is always valuable, but never more so than during Autism Awareness Month. I have decided to write this blog … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Autism

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to have autism? James Williams, an adult with autism, cleverly uses Harry Potter analogies in this speech he wrote for late-elementary and middle-school audiences to help them understand what life is like with … Continue reading

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James Williams, an Adult with Autism, Speaks about His Medical Issues

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At the AutismOne Conference in 2013, I met James Williams, an adult with autism who speaks around the country, a professional recorder player and music technician, and the author of two novels on autism, Out to Get Jack, and The H.A.L. … Continue reading

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