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Themighty.com: A New Drug Designed to Help Autistic People With Social Skills Is Currently in Clinical Trial

Themighty.com: A New Drug Designed to Help Autistic People With Social Skills Is Currently in Clinical Trial

A new drug designed to help people on the autism spectrum with social skills is currently being tested in a clinical trial. While the drug, balovaptan, is of interest to the medical community, many within the autism community are against “treating” or “curing” autism, advocating instead for neurodiversity acceptance.

Balovaptan acts on

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Themighty.com: Publisher Defends Memoir Autistic People Say Depicts Abuse of Woman's Autistic Son

Themighty.com: Publisher Defends Memoir Autistic People Say Depicts Abuse of Woman's Autistic Son

A book that has yet to be published is already stirring controversy within the autism community. “Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain” is written by a mother, Whitney Ellenby, of an autistic son, Zack. After an excerpt was published in The Washington Post on Feb. 27, autistic people called Ellenby’s actions

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Themighty.com: Autism Moms Know Safety Offers Free Safety Kits for Caregivers of Kids Who Wander

Themighty.com: Autism Moms Know Safety Offers Free Safety Kits for Caregivers of Kids Who Wander

Natasha Barber’s decision to form Autism Moms Know Safety and provide free safety-promoting kids to parents of children on the autism spectrum was born out of necessity.

The first time Barber’s son, Joshua, wandered was in 2011, when he was only 5 years old. Joshua was drawn to the lake that

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