About the Author

Author Eve MegargelEve Megargel is an author, educator, filmmaker, and pioneer in advocating that all individuals on the autism spectrum are independent communicators who are capable of self-expression and social relationships.  Eve consults, collaborates, and engages on key autism issues and initiatives with several organizations, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston’s Jewish Family and Children’s Services.  She is a member of the MGH Family Advisory Council and the Lurie Center Leadership Council.  Eve received her master’s degree in Theology from Harvard University, and her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.  She lives with her husband Matt and son Billy in Weston, Massachusetts.

Ray of Light

“…we pleadingly yell Yes. In an instant, the ray of light is gone and our Billy angel goes to bed with visions of food in his head”

Emergency Room Standoff

“…they back off because my maternal instincts that are prehistoric in origin give them pause. This crisis is over”