BadApple Book | To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and The Kindness of Machines (aka #boycottthisshit)

  "To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, And The Kindness of Machines" is a BadApple Book and on the Autistic #Boycott list. The story written by a Neurotypical mother of an Autistic Son promotes values that are harmful, and not supportive of Autistics. Demeaning, dehumanizing language was used in this book, and … Continue reading BadApple Book | To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and The Kindness of Machines (aka #boycottthisshit)

Don’t Mourn For Us, by Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

https://youtu.be/WmbugFonCZc [This article was published in the Autism Network International newsletter, Our Voice, Volume 1, Number 3, 1993. It is an outline of the presentation Jim gave at the 1993 International Conference on Autism in Toronto, and is addressed primarily to parents.] Parents often report that learning their child is autistic was the most traumatic thing … Continue reading Don’t Mourn For Us, by Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

From Burden to Badass | Eve Reiland

 Published originally APRIL 10, 2016 on my personal blog, Quirkybirdwords.com. My body was a coffin after the onset of Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures*, a mental condition, in 2010. It was a living breathing container for a dead person walking. Consciousness came with unending electric pain zapping through my limbs, back, head and left me exhausted and unable to … Continue reading From Burden to Badass | Eve Reiland