From January 31st, 2011

The First Person Diagnosed with Autism

Little else was known about Donald Triplett, until Donvan and Zucker’s article. In the article, the authors reveal various details about Donald’s life. For instance, at age 18 Donald was offered a part in Hungarian hypnotist Franz Polgar’s act to showcase his ability to multiply large numbers in his head.

Coming Forward

Colin Meloy, of The Decemberists, shared with Uncut Magazine that his 4-year-old son is Autistic. Find out more about The Decemberists and how Meloy’s son influenced a track on their new Album “The King Is Dead.”