Facebook, the same site that routinely removes images of women breastfeeding, has repeatedly refused to take this down. Source: Facebook Declines to Remove Page Vilifying Autistic People
After news reports indicated that the school shooter in Florida may be on the spectrum, autism advocates are working to dispel links between violence and the developmental disability. Source: Advocates Caution Against Autism Connection In School Shooting – Disability Scoop
If addiction is like misguided love, then compassion is a far better approach than punishment. Source: Can You Get Over an Addiction? – The New York Times In her book Unbroken Brain, Maia Szalavitz poses addiction as a neuro-developmental learning disorder, one usually developed while trying to cope with trauma, poverty, shame, or an overreactive nervous system. Adolescence and […]
It’s that time of year. Sad little faces in newspapers holding up flat, back shoes. Angry parents railing against new heads. Edu twitter bursting into cyclone levels of argumentative energy i… Source: Shame is not a Weapon. – Love Learning….
This is an excerpt from the article 10 symptoms of PTSD. Memory loss is yet another symptom that can be associated with having PTSD. Often, the patient will temporarily or even sometimes permanently “block” the traumatic event, making it nearly impossible to work through their emotions and the other PTSD symptoms that these feelings can […] […]
Disclaimer: What I’m about to write is my own experiences in drug/talk therapy. What works for me may not work for you, and vice versa. If you are considering getting assistance for your mental illness, please do so. My own examples are not in any way indicative or the norm, as each person has unique […] […]
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