Estee Klar fonds, 2005-2014
|dc.description||Estee Klar is the founder and executive director of The Autism Acceptance Project, an organization that strives to support people with autism by promoting acceptance and inclusion of these individuals. She is the mother of a son, Adam, who has autism, and writes about her experiences with him on her blog, found at http://www.esteeklar.com. She also writes about issues concerning autism in the area of human rights, law, and social justice, and has contributed to several books, including The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism, Between Interruptions: Thirty Women Tell the Truth about Motherhood, and Concepts of Normality: The Autistic and Typical Spectrum. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate at York University, Critical Disability Studies, as well as a writer and freelance curator of art.||en_US|
|dc.description.abstract||Fonds consists of printed entries of Estee Klar’s blog about her experiences in parenting an autistic child. Two DVDs of video clips contained in the blog is also included. The original blog was known as the Joy of Autism and contained entries from 2005-2008. In 2008, the blog was renamed and the domain name changed to http://www.esteeklar.com. An inventory of blog entries is included with the pdf finding aid.||en_US|
|dc.title||Estee Klar fonds, 2005-2014||en_US|
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