How many people actually have Autism?

By |February 10th, 2015|

Experts argue mightily over the frequency of autism amongst the general population. Many argue that the only difference between today and 20 years ago (from an autistic prospective) is that we are now diagnosing people as autistic, who previously were under the classifications of metal retardation, schizophrenia, or some other moniker.
It is my strong belief that autism is on the rise, and at an alarming rate. If one has the gene for autism in their genetic pool, this means that they have at least some potential for developing autism early on in their lifetime. What we have today is the […]

The true differences between right and left brainers

By |September 25th, 2013|

I used to think that the main differentiation between right hemispheric and left hemispheric learners was that right brainers think mostly in pictures, and left brainers in words. That is true, but there are far more important distinctions between the two styles. Left brainers think in steps, while right brainers come to conclusions intuitively and in an almost backward fashion. As left brainers control schools, linear sequential processing rules the day, as note taking, showing steps in math, and rapidity of answer recall is valued above even the correct answers. The left brainer loves process, and is usually satisfied feeling […]