Challenges of Autism
Mon November 8, 2010
Ari Ne’eman on Neurodiversity, Pt. 2
Ari Ne’eman is a college student diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. He is the founder of the Autism Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN), which works to improve the public perception of autism. Ne'eman believes that autism is a different way of being and not a disease that should be cured. He talks with NHPR's Sheryl Rich Kern, and answers the following questions:
If there was a pill to make you not autistic, would you take it?
What does the term “neurodiversity” mean?