“Deej” is a remarkable film about autism, family, the presumption of competence and the right of each individual to access communication and to be included in our schools and communities. Directed by Robert Rooy, the film follows DJ Savarese, who is autistic and nonspeaking. When we first meet DJ, he is a student attending mainstream … Continue reading Deej: Film Review – Autism Women’s Network
Source: 📱We’re calling on YOU to #StopTheShock!📱 Right now, the FDA is coming up on 2 YEARS of failing to release a rule that would end the use of electric shock devices on disabled people at the Judge Rotenberg Center. The JRC is the only facility in the US that uses this device, … Continue reading 📱We’re calling on YOU to #StopTheShock!📱 | ASAN
I suspect there is an autistic child in my apartment complex. I would like to help guide him, take him under my wing so to speak, but I don’t think my mother will let me. Why? Because my mother lik… Source: Quickshot – April 18, 2018 – Cambria's Big Fat Autistic Blog
(4-17-18) Dear Pete, My son was violent and damaging our home and threatening to kill himself. He said he wanted the police to shoot him in front of me so it would be on my conscience. Let me back-up for a moment. My 20 year-old son has struggled with mental illness most of his life,Click … Continue reading I Called Loudoun County Deputies For Help. Instead My Son Was Jailed. Hospital: 7 days. Jail: 29 days & Counting. – Pete Earley
This week I’m speaking on a more serious topic. Source: How to Spot Manipulators & Abusers – Neurodivergent Rebel
Cross-posted to Emma Bee’s blog In recent years, there’s a huge rise in bringing minorities to the fore in all sorts of popular culture. POC, LGBT+ and mentally ill characters have be… Source: Disabled Representation In The Media – My Dreams Of Reading And Writing!