NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and Future of Neurodiveristy

November 19, 2015

The Tarjan Center is co-sponsoring this wonderful evening with author Steve Silberman “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and Future of Neurodiveristy.”

DATE:  December 3, 2015

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Presentation by Steve Silberman and Q & A

7:30pm-8:30pm Reception

Location: Fowler Museum at UCLA, Lenart Auditorium.

The event is free and open to the public. RSVP at

Steve Silberman is an award winning science writer whose work has appeared inWired, The New Yorker,andNature.NeuroTribesis a groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.NeuroTribesis aNew York TimesBestseller and recently won the prestigious 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. The book has received extraordinary reviews throughout the world and has been called, “Part history, part investigative reporting, part biography, and all poetry,” by Science and “Beautifully told, humanizing, important” by theNew York Times Book Review.Mr. Silberman’s TED Talk, entitled “The Forgotten History of Autism,” has been viewed over 800,000 times and translated into 13 languages.

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