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Article: History of Autism Diagnosis

The autism paradox How an autism diagnosis became both a clinical label and an identity; a stigma to be challenged and a status to be embraced https://aeon.co/essays/the-intriguing-history-of-the-autism-diagnosis Bonnie Evans is a …

Article: Mental Age Theory

MENTAL AGE THEORY HURTS PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 IVANOVA SMITH Mental Age Theory Hurts People with Intellectual Disabilities  

Article: Your Brain On Poverty

While reading this article, keep in mind how the service system is set up to support individuals with developmental disabilities.  How might our discouraging “rational responses” impact an individual’s overall …