Op-Ed: Autism and the Agitator

Jenny McCarthy got a crazy amount of traction. She shouldn’t get a whitewash.

How much time did physicians and public officials waste trying to neutralize the junk in which McCarthy trafficked? As Fred Volkmar, a professor at Yale University’s medical school, said to me, “It diverts people from what’s really important, which is to focus on the science of really helping kids with autism.”