Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman )

Steve Silberman

Bio Author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, a NYT bestseller. The Taste of Salt, a history of cystic fibrosis, coming 2023.
Location San Francisco
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Account created 06-01-2009 01:27:19
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Twitter Web App : One of the buildings in the former Rockland State Hospital, mentioned in Allen Ginsbergs famous poem Howl, was turned into a daycare and then eventually abandoned again.

Gallery: abandonedamerica.us/rockland-psych…

Twitter Web App : A smart idea from Bill Gates in a terrific interview: if your test comes back after more than 48 hours, the company doesn't get reimbursed. If they do it in 24 or less, they get a bonus. wired.com/story/bill-gat…

Twitter Web App : Experience of end of life care during #COVIDー19: we are inviting responses from those #bereaved and #healthcareworkers who have provided end-of-life care. Info - ow.ly/QDTE30qLF6u. Thanks to those who have already participated. Please share and RT.

Twitter Web App : Depressed? Anxious? Feel like you're trapped in a car with a drunk at the wheel? Jennifer Senior on the terrible soul-sickness of this era, which goes beyond #coronavirus. nytimes.com/2020/08/05/opi…

Twitter Web App : The GOP's grotesque exploitation of Kanye West's mental illness to hurt Joe Biden is both racist and ableist. forbes.com/sites/randalll…

Twitter Web App : Principals who suspend students for exposing unsafe conditions with #COVID19 in their schools should be arrested for negligent manslaughter if anyone dies. This isn't some dumbass political game. This is life and death. washingtonpost.com/education/2020…

Twitter Web App : Depressed? Anxious? Feel like you're trapped in a car with a drunk at the wheel? Jennifer Senior on the terrible soul-sickness of this era, which goes beyond #coronavirus. nytimes.com/2020/08/05/opi…

Twitter Web App : GOP attacks on unemployment benefits during a deadly pandemic forcing families to choose between essential medications like insulin and food. usatoday.com/story/money/20…

Twitter Web App : All educators should #BuyNeuroTribes

#OntEd needs a foundation of accurate knowledge of autistic history. This is a must-read text. twitter.com/stevesilberman…

Twitter Web App : My book #NeuroTribes has recently been translated into French. For French readers, a new interview with me in @Heidi_News on the importance of rejecting bogus theories of autism causation and supporting autistic people. [paywall] heidi.news/sante/les-pers…

Twitter Web App : There's been too much speculation about whether Trump himself is mentally ill or demented, and not enough about what toxic rants like this are doing to the mental health of this country. Trump is like an overflowing sewer pipe belching poison into American public life every day. twitter.com/bubbaprog/stat…

Twitter Web App : Principals who suspend students for exposing unsafe conditions with #COVID19 in their schools should be arrested for negligent manslaughter if anyone dies. This isn't some dumbass political game. This is life and death. washingtonpost.com/education/2020…

Twitter Web App : In July, Donald Trump:

• Said that 99 percent of coronavirus cases were “totally harmless.”

• Commuted the sentence of Roger Stone.

• Said he might not accept the results of the election.

For Timothy McSweeney, I updated this list of his misdeeds:
mcsweeneys.net/articles/the-c…

Twitter Web App : “Trump is like the reverse Midas,” said Gregg Gonsalves, assistant professor of epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. “Everybody who is in his orbit, if they’ve had any integrity, it gets leeched away from them like some parasite.” nytimes.com/2020/08/06/us/…