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The Autistic Front | #DontFailDale [17.12.21]

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
https://youtu.be/DEdzVGwmPO8 Remember Dale? . . . https://youtu.be/KcJaJiI4Acs Dale was restrained for 6 minutes and is now suffering trauma and fears school. It’s no longer a safe space for him. Dale’s parents have struggled with the school system for IEP compliance, and other matters unacceptable for their child’s education. The…

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The Autistic Front | #DontFailDale [17.12.21]

Remember Dale? . . . Dale was restrained for 6 minutes and is now suffering trauma and fears school. It’s no longer a safe space for him. Dale’s parents have struggled with the school system for IEP compliance, and other matters unacceptable for their child’s education. The U.S. Department of Education is investigating to see […]

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Please turn down the volume

Originally posted on to aspie or not to aspie:
We’re standing on a train platform in the middle of nowhere – the kind that doesn’t even have a ticket office or a loo (and if you need to pee you have to just mindlessly panic, praying that the train will come any second now, while…

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Am I Just Fucked?

Originally posted on Musings Of An Autistic Mind:
I don’t have anxiety I become afraid when you’ve caught me in sin I can stare you in the eye I do it to your girls every night I can hold a conversation because the people I watch most don’t speak I don’t gain weight I lose…

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I Love Discovering New Music…

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The neurotypical mask

Originally posted on unwrittengrace:
We all spend a good chunk of our lives putting on a metaphorical mask for the world around us. Relatable, right? You wear an “I’m fine” mask when you are dying inside. Or an “ideal version of me” mask when with people you can’t quite be open with. Or an “I’m…

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Learning From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Originally posted on The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog:
This month marks close to eight months of learning to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help combat my anxiety, my therapist and made the decision to take some time off so that I could work on my health. Still, every day I apply everything that I…