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August 03rd 2010:The Autism Acceptance Project

Estée Klar is founder and executive director of The Autism Acceptance Project, www.taaproject.com. She’s the mother of a young autistic son, Adam. Dr Kristina Chew is an Associate Professor of Classics at Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, NJ. She blogs at http://autism.typepad.com about life with her 13-year-old son, Charlie, who's on the moderate-to-severe end of the autism spectrum. Estée and Kristina explain what acceptance means to parents of children with autism, to children and adults with autism and to the communities in which they all live. They describe the positive changes to th

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Kristina Chew

Dr Kristina Chew is an Associate Professor of Classics at Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, NJ. She blogs about life with her 13-year-old son, Charlie, who's on the moderate-to-severe end of the autism spectrum. In her blog, We Go With Him http://autism.typepad.com, she describes a particular problem for him, low muscle strength. She’d noticed that he benefited from family exercises like fast walking and biking. The more his physical abilities increased, she saw, the clearer was his speech. Now, she writes, he sprints or pedals at super-fast speeds simply because, having had to struggle with things like talking and moving, he's amazed, and pleased, that he can. She’s has published vario
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Estée Klar

Estée Klar is founder and executive director of The Autism Acceptance Project www.taaproject.com. She’s the mother of a young autistic son, Adam. She is a writer and a curator of art by profession, and a graduate student of Critical Disability Studies at York University. For her, art is the best way to present some of the more pressing and thought-provoking issues for autism, such as human rights, inclusion, art and writing, which she lectures on at universities and organizations throughout North America. She began this work when she noticed that autistic people are so often missing from committees in schools, workplaces, and community programs. She saw the need to change some perspectives o
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