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Donald Cohen

Donald Cohen is the parent of an adult child with Asperger's syndrome. He is the executive director of a national research and policy center, In the Public Interest, and a frequent writer and contributor to online and print publications across the country. Donald@inthepublicinterest.org

Raising a Creative Genius on the Autism Spectrum

Raising a Creative Genius on the Autism Spectrum https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/raising-creative-genius-child

My son, Colin, blows me away every day.  He is 28 years old and was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at a young age—back when the relatively unknown syndrome was still stuck in a cul-de-sac of uncertainty.  Now, Asperger’s syndrome is everywhere—in mainstream TV, movies, comic books, and scores of blogs and websites. We spent Colin’s […]

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