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THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: Why To Siri With Love Is a Wrecking Ball of a Book

Autism news and resources: from autistic people, professionals, and parents Source: THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: Why To Siri With Love Is a Wrecking Ball of a Book

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The great Autism diagnosis cover up: How Health and Education are conspiring to fail Autistic children and their families | Kieran Rose

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
By Kieran Rose, Autistic Ambassador and author of The Autistic Advocate. “Health and Education Professionals in the UK are, on the whole, dangerously illiterate about Autism” If you live in the UK and you believe your child is Autistic or displays behaviours you cannot understand, who do you turn…

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The great Autism diagnosis cover up: How Health and Education are conspiring to fail Autistic children and their families | Kieran Rose

By Kieran Rose, Autistic Ambassador and author of The Autistic Advocate. “Health and Education Professionals in the UK are, on the whole, dangerously illiterate about Autism” If you live in the UK and you believe your child is Autistic or displays behaviours you cannot understand, who do you turn to? Kieran Rose, Autistic Ambassador   […]

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Autistic Christmas

Originally posted on Paula Sanchez:
I haven’t really written much for a while, it often feels like everything has been said, and I’m not sure what I can add to the ever-growing treasure-trove of autistic writings. But, I remember back when my son was younger and I was looking for strategies to support him, and…

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Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
Best book to gift this holiday! Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity By Steve Silberman Neurotribes is New York Times–bestselling book that upends conventional thinking about autism — and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think…

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Best book to gift this holiday! | Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman

Best book to gift this holiday! Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity By Steve Silberman Neurotribes is New York Times–bestselling book that upends conventional thinking about autism — and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. This book is #actuallyautistic approved.   Find […]

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Autism Parent Memoirs: Illuminating or Exploitive? | Psychology Today

Autistic and neurotypical people have very different views. Who’s right? Source: Autism Parent Memoirs: Illuminating or Exploitive? | Psychology Today