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Autistic Intelligence: Interaction, Individuality, and the Challenges of Diagnosis
Register for Wisconsin Family Ties’ August webinar, to hear author, Douglas Maynard discuss his newly released co-authored book, Autistic Intelligence: Interaction, Individuality, and the Challenges of Diagnosis. An examination of diagnostic processes that questions how we can better understand autism as a category and the unique forms of intelligence it glosses, will be presented.

Aug 25, 2022 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Douglas Maynard
Dr. @University of Wisconsin Madison
Dr. Douglas W. Maynard is the Maureen T. Hallinan Professor of Sociology, emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has authored and edited numerous books, including Bad News, Good News: Conversational Order in Everyday Talk and Clinical Settings, and most recently released, Autistic Intelligence: Interaction, Individuality, and the Challenges of Diagnosis. University of Chicago press, shares that the publication is “an examination of diagnostic processes that questions how we can better understand autism as a category and the unique forms of intelligence it glosses.” Dr. Maynard, is a parent with lived experience and the recipient of several awards, including the 2021 Garfinkel-Sacks Award for Distinguished Scholarship, 2020 UW Wisconsin, Department of Sociology Citation for Excellence in Teaching, and recognition for his distinguished research. Dr. Maynard is also a Fulbright Scholar.