The astonishing story of autism as it has been discovered and felt by parents, children and doctors.
John Donvan (Author)
John Donvan is a multiple Emmy Award-winning Nightline correspondent with a long career in journalism. Prior to Nightline, he was the chief White House correspondent for ABC News.
Caren Zucker (Author)
Caren Zucker is an award-winning veteran television news producer who has worked most extensively with ABC News. She also produced and cowrote a six-part series on autism for PBS in 2011.
Donvan and Zucker's generous yet sharp-eyed portraits of men,
women, and children - most of them unknown until now - make it
stunningly clear that we all have a stake in the story of autism.
We come to understand that we are all wired differently, and that
how we treat those who are different than most is a telling measure
of who we truly are. This is the kind of history that not only
informs but enlarges the spirit -- Susan Cain, author of Quiet
Fast-paced and far-reaching... this is an important missing piece to the conversation about autism; no one trying to make sense of the spectrum should do so without reading this book -- Andrew Solomon, author of Far from the Tree