Man sentenced to one year for role in ‘cowardly’ beating of autistic man at Square One | The Star

Ranjot Singh Dhami, 25, of Surrey, B.C., has been sentenced to serve jail time after he pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in Brampton court Wednesday in front of Justice Sandra Caponecchia. He was also ordered to provide a DNA sample that will go into the national registry. Dhami apologized in court for his actions. Source: …

30 Ways That I’m Growing as an Autistic Gay Man at age 30 – The Good Men Project

I was born August 8, 1988 (8-8-88), which, during my childhood, was a source of pride. It was good luck, for sure, but that doesn’t mean my life has always been easy. I did grow up with a lot of privilege in many ways, including with race, class, and gender, but I’m also Autistic and …

Autism 101: Hating Your Autistic Child | Ray Hemachandra @ Golden Moon Publishing

Full title and full disclosure: Autism 101: hating your autistic child … and teaching her or him self-loathing. Twice in the past week I’ve seen “I love my child, but I hate autism” posts by parents of autistics. One was written by a real-life friend I respect greatly, and one was by a Facebook friend …