wake. bake. caffeinate. | I am an Autistic Badass. Can’t Touch This. And an autistic school to make geniuses.
Yeah, there’s a school for that.
Quotes in honor of Martin Luther King, and by him, and his work.
Also Autistic activists were in the house, and battling misinformation, prejudice, hate.
A decade ago, the Texas Education Agency arbitrarily decided what percentage of students should get special education services. Today, tens of thousands of disabled children are paying the price.
Source: Denied – Houston Chronicle
“If you’re willing,” says the Fresh Air host, “you can get an interview to a pretty real emotional place.”
Source: Terry Gross, In Conversation
People with intellectual disabilities are the victims of sexual assault at a rate seven times higher than those without disabilities. But this epidemic receives little attention.
Source: The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About : NPR
(1-15-17) The viral video footage of a woman, clad only in a hospital gown, being literally dumped on a Baltimore street by University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) employees last week in freezing temperatures outraged viewers. In a mea culpa press conference, the hospital’s top official, Dr. Mohan Suntha, declared: “We take full responsibility forClick to continue…
Source: Baltimore Incident Is Simply The Latest In Patient Dumping: Hospitals And Jails Find Creative Ways To Rid Themselves Of Patients – Pete Earley