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Isabel Grinker on Unstrange Minds

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George Washington University anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker writes about his daughter Isabel's reaction to the responses to his new book, Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism:
Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism

Just last week, I showed her two magazine articles about my new book on autism, in which I talk about how far she has come — farther than my wife and I, or our doctors, ever expected. “What do these articles say?” I asked. “They say I'm doing great,” Isabel replied. Indeed, she is.

Isabel's words appear at the end of an excerpt from Unstrange Minds entitled Rare No More: With Research Up and Stigma Down, Autism Sheds More of Its Mystery in the February 27th Washington Post.