I love that mainstreamers are starting to maybe sort-of think of Asperger's and Autism not as "disorders" so much as "other ways." I'm hoping this will open the door to reconsider things like schizophrenia and mania too. Today's New York Times article is worth a glance. Here's how one autistic fella visualizes numbers:
If you're interested, make sure to watch this stunning video which offers (sort of) an inside view of autism.
The other day I asked my students what would happen if we relabeled A.D.H.D. "Surplus Energy/Hypostimulating-Environment Savantism" (SEHES). My students didn't laugh, but I'm sure my blog readers are laughing now... right?