Tim’s Walk for Autism 2011

JJ’s List volunteer Tim Finnegan shares his experience at this year’s Walk for Autism. Tim is a high school student on the Autism spectrum and a proud JJ’s List self-advocate. On May 21, 2011, I participated in a Walk for Autism. It was at Soldier Field in Chicago. This was my first year participating in … Continue reading

In Defense of Parents of Autistic Kids – And Others

The Wall Street Journal reported last month that the study that started a movement by parents to refuse vaccinations for their children had been debunked.  The venerable British medical journal The Lancet, which had originally published the study, had withdrawn it, citing it was fraudulent.  But it couldn’t withdraw the ongoing debate about a connection … Continue reading