This is not yet complete, but I do want to release the what is now Chapter 2, My Story
The Table of Contents, which is subject to change, currently stands as follows.
UNIT I BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT AUTISM
PAPPT: Ch 1: Brief History of Autism (pt 1)
Prominent Autism Researchers: 1940s – 60s
Dr. Leo Kanner (1894-1981)
Dr. Hans Asperger (1906-1980)
Bruno Bettelheim (1903-1990)
Dr. Bernard Rimland (1928-2006)
PAPPT: Ch 1: Brief History of Autism (pt 2)
Bettelheim vs. Rimland: How is this 1960s-70s dispute continuing to effect the Autism community today?
Autistic Stress Management
Autistic Conflicts with the Police
PAPPT: Ch 1: Brief History of Autism (pt 3)
DSM (Diagnostic & Statistical Manual)
What is the DSM?
How has the DSM’s view of Autism/Asperger’s evolved over the year?
What is my personal assessment of what the DSM currently says about Autism?
VIDEOS STILL TO COME
Chapter 3 Making Autism Too Complicated
UNIT II THE CONSENSUS AND USABLE SCIENCE OF AUTISM
Chapter 4 Basic Neuroscience of Autism
Chapter 5 Other Neurological Issus of Autistics
Chapter 6 Stress and Sensory Processing Issues
Chapter 7 Stress and Sensory Processing Solutions
Chapter 8 Impaired Executive Functioning
UNIT III THE HUMANITY OF AUTISTICS
Chapter 9 Atypical Social Development of Autistics
Chapter 10 Relationship Issues of Autistics
Chapter 11 Psychological Issues of Autistics
Chapter 12 Conflict Resolution
Chapter 13 Autistic Success Over the “Accumulative” Issues
Appendix I Conflicting Approaches to Dealing with Autism
Appendix II My Approach to Autism
Appendix III Bullying
Appendix IV Critiquing the CDC 2012 Report on the 2008 Autism Rate
Appendix V When Should Autistics Self-Disclose/Self-Advocate?
Appendix VI Autistic’s Self-Advocacy Worksheet/Survey