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Autism: Does the Neurodiversity Movement and Self-Advocates Know What Is Best?

Irene is the mother of two adults, one of whom is diagnosed with autism. She is the author of the novel, Adventures of a Narcissistic Altruist and blogs about special education, human services, advocacy, healthcare, autism, and other topics. She is a retired healthcare administrator, data analyst, and special education advocate. She also volunteers for the Boston Medical Center’s Parent Leadership in Autism Network (PLAN). Follow Irene on Twitter @itanzman