Clara Claiborne Park

author about autism experiences

Clara Claiborne Park (August 19, 1923 – July 3, 2010) was an American college English teacher and author who was best known for her writings about her experiences raising her autistic daughter, the artist Jessica Park.



Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life In Autism (2001)

  • [About the Golden Rule ] But by whatever combination of rational and emotive we ourselves understand - and feel- it best, whether we elevate it to a religious principle or reduce it to simple good manners, whether we honor it in the breach or not at all, it is the foundation of civilised social life.
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