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This database features alternative experts who are available to the press. Their authority derives from either lived experience or professional expertise or both. The current categories are Care, Disability, Drugs, Economics, Labor, Military and Housing with more to come. For additional information please visit the About page.

John Summers
Editorial Director, Lingua Franca Media
Summers writes and speaks about disability in American history and culture. His previous work has included Research Fellow in History and Disability at New America where he focused on treatments for autism such as applied behavior analysis (ABA), electric shock and biomedical interventions like homeopathy and nutrition. As the father of a son with autism, Summers is interested in ethical responsibility in parenting children with disabilities. Lingua Franca Media is a publishing initiative positioned between public debate and expert knowledge.

FOCUS: Disability
ORGANIZATION: Lingua Franca Media

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