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A full list of the contributors to Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism, with short biographies.


Emily Willingham and Autism Acceptance Month

We’re featuring “Slice of Life” conversations with Autistics of all ages — kids through adults — throughout April’s Autism Acceptance Month Our goal is to help TPGA readers understand that autistic people are people who have interesting, complicated lives and who are as diverse and varied as any other population united by a label. We are the people in each other’s neighborhoods, and the more we know about each other — the more visible autistic people and children are — the more common autism acceptance will be. That is our hope. Emily Willingham is our Science Editor, and also the parent of TPGA contributor TH. What is your name? Emily Willingham Do you have a website? Yes. Science editor at TPGA, managing editor at Double X Science. What would you like a one-sentence description of yourself to say? I am a compulsive writer and critical and lateral thinker always far…