Michael Tolleson: Changing the way we think of autism

When you hear the word autism, what do you think? Do you think of your son or daughter with autism? Do you think about yourself? Do you think about your husband, wife, friend, or colleague? Wouldn’t it be nice if the thinking could stop there? Unfortunately it doesn’t.  There are other thoughts that emerge when […]

Marriage really isn’t about making each other happy

For those of you who attended the 2015 installment of Love & Autism: A Conference with Heart, David Finch needs no introduction. One of the most provocative, powerful, and witty speakers I have had the opportunity to witness; this year, back by popular demand, David Finch is joined by his wife Kristen Finch to share Part […]

Three Cheers for our Third Year!

In 2014, Love & Autism was imagined due to my own yearnings to learn. At that point, I was done with the conference offerings within our field. Many of the programs felt tiresome in the way they approached treatment and limited in their views of what it means to be autistic. It was in this […]