Autism Uncensored

The true story of an “unrecovered” child who became fully integrated into society despite having limited language and profound autistic behaviors.

Realistic hope

In despair and desperation, one parent abandons formal therapy in favor of unorthodox experiments; indulgence in the very self-stimulating behaviors that therapies sought to extinguish; and disclosure of her son’s Autism regardless of public ridicule or scorn.

Raw and unflinching

“And when in the grips of a public tantrum, amidst the horror and humiliation of him shrieking and splayed out on the floor while strangers recoiled in shock, my mind lurched towards an inescapable truth – that I want out from this nightmare. I want out from this child.

Meet the Author

Whitney Ellenby

Whitney Ellenby is a former US Department of Justice, Disability Rights attorney and proud parent of a son with Autism. She is the founder of “Autism Ambassadors,” a charitable venture which provides recreational events for over 600 families in Maryland and surrounding areas, including a Sensory-Friendly showing of the world-famous “Gazillion Bubbles Show.” She and her “Ambassador events” have been featured in local t.v. news, the Washington Post, the Bethesda Gazette and Bethesda Magazine.

"A spellbinding achievement... It will make you weep for the people inside of it but cheer for all humanity."

Congressman Jamie Raskin, 6th District, Maryland; Professor of Constitutional Law, American University, and   Best-selling Author of, We the Students and Overruling Democracy: the Supreme Court vs. the American People.

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Congressman Jamie Raskin, 6th District, Maryland; Professor of Constitutional Law, American University, and   Best-selling Author of, We the Students and Overruling Democracy: the Supreme Court vs. the American People.

"A spellbinding achievement... It will make you weep for the people inside of it but cheer for all humanity."
"Autism Uncensored is an unflinching exploration of a mother's emotional--and, at times, physical--struggle for the dignity and humanity of her autistic son. A brave book."

Ron Suskind, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and best-selling Author of Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism (2014).

2017-11-03T14:58:13+00:00

Ron Suskind, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and best-selling Author of Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism (2014).

"Autism Uncensored is an unflinching exploration of a mother's emotional--and, at times, physical--struggle for the dignity and humanity of her autistic son. A brave book."
"The writing exposes a parent’s vulnerability so that others can better learn and understand the true meaning of unconditional love and acceptance. This book is alive!"

Nancy K. Kelly, MS Ed, NYS certified Special Education Teacher/Autism Spectrum Disorder Consultant and School District Administrator

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Nancy K. Kelly, MS Ed, NYS certified Special Education Teacher/Autism Spectrum Disorder Consultant and School District Administrator

"The writing exposes a parent’s vulnerability so that others can better learn and understand the true meaning of unconditional love and acceptance. This book is alive!"

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