• James Gordon

The Path to Autism Acceptance

Updated: Sep 12


I was born in the 1970's in London, England. Back then, Autism was an unknown and forbidden topic, rarely mentioned in the public domain. It was a dark taboo, spoken of in the news once in a while to evoke pity and a sense of tragedy.

Trying to unravel why it took so many years for me to find the key to my personal mysteries, I must put myself in the place of my parents, who are too old at this point to remember the exact whys and wherefores. There must have been such a sense of shame at the time I was growing up, to admit