The Miseducation of Sharon Begley: One Parent’s Reaction to Irresponsible Journalism
Posted Mar 27 2009 12:00am
Managing Editor's Note: L.J. Goes wrote this piece in response to THIS article in Newsweek, Anatomy of a Scare, by Sharon Begley.
By L.J. Goes
I try, for the most part, to keep my nose above the fray when it comes to autism news. It could be said that I am “in the know” because when you have a child with autism you are automatically catapulted into this unusual subculture of seekers you never imagined cavorting with, discussing subject matter you never considered relevant—until now. But, our reality—and by “our” I mean those of us who are recovering our kids, our reality, means we rarely have time to devote to the war.