Children born or who become disabled in Tanzania are treated as pariahs. They must fight against this stigma, as well as the disability itself.
"In Their Shoes" is helping professionals from TV companies, who will work as volunteers, to make a documentary to change that...
An autistic girl, after many years, learned how to express herself, with the aid of a computer. The results are some unusual insights into how she experiences autism.
CBS (You Tube) - Autistic Girl Expresses Profound Intelligence
Asperger's syndrome is often referred to as "high-functioning" autism, and the term is being used more and more loosely. The American Psychiatric Association is working to redefine how to diagnose Asperger's.
New York Times - Asperger’s History of Overdiagnosis