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Welcoming Accessibility — Autism and Expectations

I am aware of my autism. Sounds are grating, they twang through my ears like over-extended elastic bands, and I wait for them to snap and hit me. I have things to plan, and I am putting off planning them so that I don’t miss out on what is actually happening now. I don’t […] Source: […]

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Autistic Activist, Emma Dalmayne, Was At UK Parliment Today and Chatted With BBC Journalist, Guy Lynn | A TAC Founder & Co-Founders involved too!

AIM CEO Emma Dalmayne was at UK Parliament today for an interview with lead investigative BBC journalist Guy Lynn and photographer Ian! Work from Guy here: https://youtu.be/XPGoO34URx0 And here: https://youtu.be/XPGoO34URx0   The Fake Cures For Autism Report launch from the Westminister Autism Commission happening tomorrow, Emma will again be at Parliament tomorrow with AIM directors Alex Forshaw […]

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The Triumph of Manic Mather – A tale of bipolar disorder from the annals of American history | Psychology Today

During the depths of his despair, things seemed bleak for Stephen Tyng Mather. In that classic pose of depression, the wealthy national park enthusiast broke down and cried in front of his closest friends, his hands covering his face. Yet with time and help, the first director of the U.S. National Park Service persevered through […]

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The Words I Tell Myself During a Bipolar Depressive Episode | The Mighty

Here you are again, back to the place where you hoped you would never return. It must be frustrating to fall back into the hole you so desperately climbed out of. You knew it was going to happen but couldn’t stop it. After all the efforts taken to make things better, from regularizing sleep to inculcating […]

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Interview: Erik Cirelli Talks About Music and Depression | of music & mind

What Erik Cirelli has to say about music, depression, and how they connect. Source: Interview: Erik Cirelli Talks About Music and Depression — of music & mind

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The Latest in the Autistic Revolution Activist Front | #lightitupgold #redinstead #AutisticsRise (TW) | Circa May 27, 2018

Divergent Activists are Rockin’ The Houze! Awesome Activism Alert! ❤  Activist And Don’t See Yourself Here and Want to? Email internationalbadassactivists@gmail.com with photo and a holler 😉 (TW ALWAYS — Death, Shocks, Autistic Hate . . . and more | This is activism and it gets pretty icky — so go with caution and self-care) […]