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Autism Wars Front | The Autistic Crisis is Now. Our Autistic Kids Are Suffering Abuse & Suicide Ideation

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
https://youtu.be/TTjBufEkrag Eve Reiland, founder of InternationalBadassActivists.org, talks about the Autistic Crisis Happening Now. (working on getting better equipment when I can.) #actuallyautistic International Badass Activists https://internationalbadassactivists.org ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Included … Autistic boy, 8, wrote heartbreaking suicide note and tried to kill himself with scissors | Metro News https://internationalbadassactivists.org/2017/12/15/autistic-boy-8-wrote-heartbreaking-suicide-note-and-tried-to-kill-himself-with-scissors-metro-news/ Colorado US…

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Autism Wars Front | The Autistic Crisis is Now. Our Autistic Kids Are Suffering Abuse & Suicide Ideation

Eve Reiland, founder of InternationalBadassActivists.org, talks about the Autistic Crisis Happening Now. (working on getting better equipment when I can.) #actuallyautistic International Badass Activists https://internationalbadassactivists.org ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Included … Autistic boy, 8, wrote heartbreaking suicide note and tried to kill himself with scissors | Metro News https://internationalbadassactivists.org/2017/12/15/autistic-boy-8-wrote-heartbreaking-suicide-note-and-tried-to-kill-himself-with-scissors-metro-news/ Colorado US | Mom Demands Better For Her Bullied […]

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Video: Department of Education investigating whether an autistic… | Orlando News Videos | WFTV

An autistic student was restrained for six minutes in a Marion County school.   http://www.wftv.com/video?videoId=659807060&videoVersion=1.0 Source: Orlando News Videos | WFTV

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An Aspies Guide To The Holidays

Originally posted on The Godless Iowan:
A few weeks back I wrote a few tips from the atheist side of things and I thought that I might come back to this topic from another important aspect of my life, Autism. The holidays are both wonderful and horrifying to many of us on the spectrum. We…

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Why is the Autistic Community so upset? | Neurodivergent Rebel

Why is the #actuallyautistic community so upset? Because almost all of the media representation of autism comes from people who aren’t even autistic. Autistics ARE speaking. Are YOU listening? Source: Why is the Autistic Community so upset? | Neurodivergent Rebel

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A confession, a book and a doll

Originally posted on yarn and pencil:
I have a thing about dolls. I still have many of the dolls from my sixties childhood. They are hidden away. I’ve kind of felt ashamed about my doll love affair. It’s childish. I thought people would think me childish. Yes I am childish in many ways, after all,…

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Beyond eye contact

Originally posted on Mild Autistic Spectrum Disorder:
The Arnolfini Portrait(click to enlarge) Being diagnosed with Autism later in life is a very strange experience. Because it hasn’t just influenced my behavior. Apparently, it has also informed my likes and dislikes, my taste in food, my preferences in dressing, and much more. I’ve had a very…