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THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: The Protective Gift of Meltdowns

Autism news and resources: from autistic people, professionals, and parents Source: THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: The Protective Gift of Meltdowns

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Allow people to be their true autistic self | Callum Brazzo

Callum Brazzo with his weekly column, Autistic Lincs. Hello there! Callum Brazzo here, continuing to make Autistic Lincs. For too long, autistic people have been the passive, pity parties of our communities, where you say ‘Ah, bless’ at their achievements or a claim us, perhaps even me, to be ‘inspirational’. Whilst I’ll be the first […]

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Allow people to be their true autistic self – Latest Autism News

Hello there! Callum Brazzo here, continuing to make Autistic Lincs. For too long, autistic people have been the passive, pity parties of our communities, where you say ‘Ah, bless’ at their achievements or a claim us, perhaps even me, to be ‘inspirational’. Whilst I’ll be the first person to celebrate milestones of my own personal […]

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INCREDIBLE TRIGGER WARNING. THIS IS FUCKING HORRIFIC. | Nurse who for 12 years felt powerless to expose abuse of patients in the secure units speaks out | Daily Mail Online

A senior mental health team leader said she was asked to assist a cover up at an English NHS psychiatric unit after staff restrained a patient with learning disabilities so forcibly he was paralyzed. Source: Nurse who for 12 years felt powerless to expose abuse of patients in the secure units speaks out | Daily Mail […]

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One of The Most Common Assumptions About Autism May Be a Complete Misunderstanding

Not so different after all. Source: One of The Most Common Assumptions About Autism May Be a Complete Misunderstanding