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Jim Sinclair’s Web Site 

Jim Sinclair’s Web Site     ABOUT AUTISM Terminology A note about language and abbreviations used on this site Why I dislike person first language Personal articles Thoughts About Empathy  (1988)  Bridging the Gaps: An Inside-Out View of Autism  (1989)  What Does Being Different Mean?  (1992) – editor’s column from Volume 1, Issue 1 of “Our Voice”  Don’t […]

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An interview with the founder of Autism Acceptance Month – AssistiveWare | Circa 2011

Paula is an Autistic disability rights activist who blogs, writes articles, and speaks on disability rights and autism. She started Autism Acceptance Day and Month in 2011. Source: An interview with the founder of Autism Acceptance Month – AssistiveWare

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A Ragged Edge Online: Autistics Speak | Circa Dec 16, 2005

Autistics Speak by Cal Montgomery Autism Speaks showed up on my television this week and last, as one of the two charities featured on “The Apprentice”, and Randal Pinkett, who ran a charity event for the group, won the job working for Donald Trump. “The Apprentice” is a reality game show which unabashedly celebrates capitalism and occasionally comes […]

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neurodiversity.com | the autistic distinction | Circa August 20, 2004

The Autistic Distinction on the occasion of Gayle Fitzpatrick and Charles Rankowski vs. Town of Falmouth by Kathleen Seidel Society often ostracizes those whose existence, behavior and experience counters simplistic, unexamined assumptions and expectations. Members of a cognitive minority who frequently interact with people whose perspective is grounded in a significantly different neurological configuration, autistic citizens […]

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Neurodiversity – The Atlantic | Circa Sept 1998

On the neurological underpinnings of geekdom.   f you’ve happened across Jon Katz’s columns on “Geek Force” in recent editions of HotWired, you’re likely to have read pronouncements like the following: “The idea of geek pride [is] stirring, ascending. The rise of the geeks has an epic feeling.” As Katz describes them, geeks are nerds plus modems; they have […]

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Say it loud, autistic and proud | Circa Nov 12, 2005

  For many, it’s a condition which evokes pity and even fear. But a campaigning group of activists is determined to change the way we view autism by dealing not with its many downsides, but by focusing on its positives. By Jerome Burne Published on Sat 12 Nov 2005 19.21 EST The stark black-and-white photograph […]

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Judge Rotenberg Center « Lydia X. Z. Brown

Living Archive & Repository on the Judge Rotenberg Center’s Abuses Note: This page and all links on it discuss electric shock, other abusive and coercive treatments, institutions, and other forms of abuse against disabled people/people with disabilities in great detail. This page contains links to a variety of materials relating to the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC), […]