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SPARK for Autism | DNA Registry Collectors Use Autistic Community for their gain in Ads

Look who’s trying to look like they’re with us — and absolute false advertising — they know for a FACT we are not with them in any manner. Fakers. I’m blocked from commenting or doing stuff on their pages — they no like me 😦 And where do you think Google is getting the dna info from […]

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Culture & Community

Twitter: When Will #AutisticWomen Be Seen?

You know this women's movement doesn't include an entire people? Autistic women are invisible in society. We have our existence ganked by parents of autistics who deny us identity, then get told we aren't our Autism. No, we are #AutisticWomen. When will you see us? — Eve Reiland | #AutisticAndProud (@BadassActivist) February 23, 2018 You […]

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Zuckerberg plans Stanford award to fight Alzheimer’s disease

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will be funding five-year and three-year grants to scientists. Source: Zuckerberg plans Stanford award to fight Alzheimer’s disease

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Joyce Carol Oates Insults Autistics on Twitter – An Intense World

it is said that a "psychopath" is one who feels no empathy w/ others. is it possible that a "psychopath" feels no special frisson if/when taboo is violated?the autistic, too, are said to feel no empathy w/ others; often don't make eye contact or even seem aware of others. — Joyce Carol Oates (@JoyceCarolOates) February […]

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The Creative

Roads Ahead Scream Of Might – An Aspergian’s Chemical Romance

The road before me is empty The road before me is empty Without pavement, without man Just vastness outlined By a beaming horizon Voices call on the moonless road Voices call on me to come home But where is past and present In the cyclical winding of time Where is mother and father In a […]

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Nation of the Great Divide – jake allen sharp

The bitter fruits of our heart Tell the world who we are This is the land of great divide Each person assumes a side Lets prepare ourselves to fall Since everybody knows it all Puffed up by our own pride Nation of the great divide It isn’t always black and white We invent new enemies […]

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Motorized Scooter Logistics in a Restaurant – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

I do not go into the handicapped bathroom stall anymore, unless it’s an emergency and it’s the only one available. The reason is simple: what if my mother needed it? Or somebody else in… Source: Motorized Scooter Logistics in a Restaurant – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog