- Eye Opening
- Insider's Take
Renowned autism advocate Stephen Shore once said, “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Still, ignorance leaves even well-intentioned individuals reverting to stereotypes and hand-wringing over a “cure.” Neurodiversity advocate Ethan Lisi lives with autism, and his accessible, engaging TED Talk aims to set nonautistic people straight: Autism is not a defect but a natural variation on humanity’s rich fabric.
About the Speaker
Neurodiversity advocate Ethan Lisi started speaking publicly about living with autism after his mother was diagnosed.