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Anti-Vaxxers Raid Facebook with "Fake News" Reports on Autistic News Feed | Autistic Activists On FB Blocked By These #AutisticSilencers

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
Reports of John Greally, Autistic Ambassador in New Zealand, was banned for sharing “fake news.” Below is the post reported — and some follow up by another Activist that has been blocked by “fake news” attacks. https://www.facebook.com/autisticnewsfeed/photos/a.983467624997668.1073741828.980020248675739/1743280645683025 AUTISTICS NOW 1 IN 40 The CDC has broadcasted the National Health…

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Anti-Vaxxers Raid Facebook with “Fake News” Reports on Autistic News Feed | Autistic Activists On FB Blocked By These #AutisticSilencers

Reports of John Greally, Autistic Ambassador in New Zealand, was banned for sharing “fake news.” Below is the post reported — and some follow up by another Activist that has been blocked by “fake news” attacks. AUTISTICS NOW 1 IN 40 The CDC has broadcasted the National Health Center for Health Statistics latest (2016) prevalence […]

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The Future of Autism

Originally posted on A Different Sort of Solitude:
“You should do a blog about why you hate Autism Speaks,” said Hannah. “Every time I think about those assholes I go crosseyed and black out,” I said. “I think it’s important,” she said. “I didn’t even know they were evil until you explained why.” “I don’t…

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Autistic Teen Could End Up In Homeless Shelter | Care2 Causes

19-year old Miles Kirsh, who is severely autistic and mostly non-verbal, could become homeless as of October 1. Source: Autistic Teen Could End Up In Homeless Shelter | Care2 Causes

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Battlestar Galactica and Idioms

Originally posted on Cambria's Big Fat Autistic Blog:
CW: Swearing References  There was a sketch on “Robot Chicken” some years ago depicting the various FCC dodges on the Battlestar Galactica remake. It was made pretty obvious that the characters were swearing their guts out with alternative swear words, but the punchline was the FCC…

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Autism advocates should promote acceptance, not fear | Toronto Star

Writer Joel Rubinoff says autism advocacy groups that characterize the condition as a national crisis don’t represent him or his autistic son. Source: Autism advocates should promote acceptance, not fear | Toronto Star

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Book Review: No Ashes in the Fire by Darnell L. Moore