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An interview with Steve Silberman

Steve Silberman is the author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently. Steve's award-winning science writing has also appeared in Wired, The New Yorker, Nature, and many other magazines.

Steve kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when he attended the NAS Professional Conference in Harrogate in March this year. We asked Steve a series of questions; you can view the full interview or clips of the individual question clips below:

Full interview:

Individual question clips:

1. Can you tell us how you have seen the landscape for those with autism change during your review of the subject?

2. Can you tell us a little about the ‘legacy’ of autism and neurodiversity? 

3. How would you like to see the future direction of support for those with autism? 

4. How could media coverage of autism be improved? 

Author: Steve Silberman

Date added: 8 May 2015 

Reviewed: 27 June 2018