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I’m Autistic. Here’s what I’d like you to know. | Ryan Boren

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We assembled this as a quick introduction for those interacting and working with our neurodivergent, social model family. Hello teacher, principal, professor, coach, tutor, therapist, psychologist, nurse, doctor, I’m autistic. You probably believe some wrong things about me. Myths, misconceptions, and misguided awareness campaigns overwhelm and erase the actual lived…

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An Autistic diagnosis – The Autistic Advocate

  “To be blunt, ultimately, most people don’t give a shit about whether or not you are Autistic.  Like with any invisible disability, if it’s not singing and dancing and parading around the room, they aren’t interested”   As an adult, awakening to the potential that you might be Autistic can feel like the dawning […]

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Take Action | Bill to declare Autism an Epidemic (Colorado, US)

Colorado, USA : Bill to declare Autism an Epidemic HB18-1223 Declare Autism Epidemic In Colorado Concerning declaring an autism epidemic in Colorado. SESSION:  2018 Regular Session SUBJECT:  Public Health The bill directs the executive director of the department of public health and environment (director) to convene the governor’s expert emergency epidemic response committee (committee) for […]