Puzzling Alliances: Advocacy Work and the Politics of Representing Autism, presented by Anne Mcguire, PhD Candidate, Sociology
and Equity Studies in Education, University of Toronto.This presentation charts the development and cultural significance of a marked change in how autism is being represented by mainstream advocacy groups – organizations are shifting away from representing autism as a disability (with subsequent claims to access and accommodation), instead representing it as a disease that requires treatment and/or cure. The Puzzling Alliances Webinar was held on September 15, 2009 (1 hour, 2 minutes) Unedited transcript in html or Unedited transcript in text.