Move To End DACA Leaves Some Young Immigrants Fearing For Their Health

By Barbara Feder Ostrov and Anna Gorman LOS ANGELES — For 26-year-old Paulina Ruiz, having legal immigration status is about more than going to school or holding a job. It’s about staying healthy. The University of California-Los Angeles graduate, whose parents brought her from Mexico to the U.S. illegally two decades ago, has cerebral palsy, a neurological condition diagnosed shortly after birth. In the past, …

The Autistic Truth | Say it like you mean it, Cure = #BetterDeadThanDisabled

International Badass Activists

If you’re NT and say to me I don’t think of the low-functioning autistics and should think of their misery before saying no to a “cure” — I say to you, speak exactly what you mean.

I’m not the bad person here. SAY what you mean. You believe we’re better off dead than disabled.

You wanted a choice to abort your child based on the autistic gene.

HOW THE FUCK do you want me to support that? Because that’s what you’re saying — so say it with autistic truth.

 

View original post

The Autistic Truth | Say it like you mean it, Cure = #BetterDeadThanDisabled

If you're NT and say to me I don't think of the low-functioning autistics and should think of their misery before saying no to a "cure" -- I say to you, speak exactly what you mean. I'm not the bad person here. SAY what you mean. You believe we're better off dead than disabled. You …