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Oh No! Here Come The Anti-Vaxxers With Buckets of Haterade | “Stop trying to shed a positive light on a disease caused by poison.”

You suggest that perhaps we should stop treating Autistic people as a tragedy and treating us as human beings and some people absolutely lose their shit. pic.twitter.com/E6MqiwI6dE — Ryan Hendry (@RyanHendry94) December 6, 2017 “You suggest that perhaps we should stop treating Autistic people as a tragedy and treating us as human beings and some […]

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Understanding autistic people | Column | Rocky View Weekly

“Nothing about us without us.” That’s the motto of a large autistic community who feel the way they are represented in today’s culture is unfair at best, and harmful at worst. While the idea of inclusion is certainly welcome, leaving actual autistic people out of the discussion means portrayals of autism end up being woefully […]

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The virulent #ToSiriWithLove debate – our very own #autistic #zombie movie drama

Originally posted on I CAN Be Autistic:
Okay, I’ve had my good night’s sleep, and I’m ready to wade back into the fray. Yes, I’ve gotten triggered in a big way by all the brouhaha around “To Siri With Love”. But that’s not a bad thing, in itself. I’m of a slightly different mindset about…

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Maggie Wright (A$) Threatens The #ActuallyAutistic. We better "Tread Carefully. Very. Very. Carefully" | #boycotttosiri

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
https://twitter.com/mwrightnyc/status/940099939295625217 Maggie Wright‏ @mwrightnyc FollowFollow @mwrightnyc Replying to @NeuroRebel You have no idea what my incredible sister @katiewr31413491 has been through. What her youngest son has to live with. Tread carefully. Very. Very. Carefully. 9:04 PM – 10 Dec 2017

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Maggie Wright (A$) Threatens The #ActuallyAutistic. We better “Tread Carefully. Very. Very. Carefully” | #boycotttosiri

https://twitter.com/mwrightnyc/status/940099939295625217 Maggie Wright‏ @mwrightnyc FollowFollow @mwrightnyc Replying to @NeuroRebel You have no idea what my incredible sister @katiewr31413491 has been through. What her youngest son has to live with. Tread carefully. Very. Very. Carefully. 9:04 PM – 10 Dec 2017

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Betsy DeVos – Extreme Image Makeover as Champion of Special Needs Children

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? Meet Betsy DeVos, Champion of Students With Special Needs. ? At least that’s who she’s pretending to be this week. ? The wealthy Republican mega-donor who bought her position as Secretary of Education published an article in the current issue of Education Week called “Commentary: Tolerating Low Expectations for Students…

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