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Edlyn Pena
Autism and disability scholar . Director of the Autism and Communication Center. Advocate, speaker, mama bear, & wife.
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Edlyn Pena 10h
Receiving my advance copy of Communication Alternatives in in the mail this week was out of this world. Just a few more weeks until it’s published. Pre-order is available at
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Edlyn Pena Aug 18
Replying to @dtillapaugh
I love this and relate!
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Dan Tillapaugh Aug 18
Today's agenda: grade final papers Today's reality: grade a paper. drink some coffee. get on Twitter. do some laundry. write comps exam questions for September. send e-mails to colleagues. grade a paper. pet the kitten. go on Facebook. drink more coffee. freak out over life.
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Edlyn Pena Aug 14
Replying to @kirsten__brown
Thanks, friend!
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Edlyn Pena Aug 13
Replying to @rodriguezkiino
Thanks, friend.
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Edlyn Pena Aug 13
A story about how Diego changed my life and how the work of the and Communication Center at is changing the lives of others. ❤️ Thanks to for interviewing me.
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Sander Begeer Aug 12
Background and enrollment characteristics of students with autism in h...
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Edlyn Pena Aug 11
Please don’t ask an person or their parents if they are “high functioning” or “low functioning”? Not cool.
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Edlyn Pena Aug 9
Super cool!
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Edlyn Pena Aug 5
Now a #1 new release on Amazon! —3.5 years in the making —200 pages —10 extraordinary autistic authors —Research results by yours truly Now available for pre-order.
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Julia Bascom Jul 31
Downside of needing medical care as a DD adult: a lot of your providers operate out of children’s hospitals. Upside to this: you are guided through your medical mysteries by Dory, disabled icon and friendly fish.
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edutopia Jul 28
Say, “Hello!” 😃 A study found that when teachers greeted their students at the door, academic engagement increased by 20 percentage points.
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Dan Tillapaugh Jul 16
Are you an interested in supporting college men & ? I have 2 free copies of our newly published book that I want to get into the hands of grad students. Let me know why this book is of interest & how you’d use it. I’ll send copies to the best responses.
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Edlyn Pena Jul 11
Thanks to , , and for supporting Diego through his educational journey! BEYOND SILENCE | Unique journeys of local authors with special needs to find their voice via
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Edlyn Pena Jul 11
Check our Diego’s story in today’s local paper! I love this kid!!! BEYOND SILENCE | Unique journeys of local authors with special needs to find their voice via
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Autistic Self Advocacy Network Jul 7
“Inclusion works when educators collaborate, get the support they need, and believe in the value of all students.”
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VCscanner Jul 4
Magnitude 6.6 earthquake near Searles Valley, CA felt across Ventura County.
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Mother of autists Jul 3
Certain types of communication (like speech) are privileged, but if you don't listen to what someone who communicates differently has to say, you miss out on their wealth of knowledge. Autism researchers beware!
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Edlyn Pena Jul 3
All kinds of yes!
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Edlyn Pena Jun 19
Great article by my friend, Dr. Ryan Miller. The truth about bias response teams is more complex than often thought (opinion)
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