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. ┬áThe venerable British medical journal The Lancet, which had originally published the study, had withdrawn it, citing it was fraudulent. ┬áBut it couldn’t withdraw the ongoing debate about a connection … Continue reading