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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Body Autotonomy is for everyone, including children

    Consent. It is a very simple concept. If you want something to happen or have done, you can give consent and that’s the end of it. No harm, no foul. Source: Fierce Autistic Advocate: Body Autotonomy is for everyone, including children

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Autistic Seka | I want to talk about autistic inertia which is what occurred to me yesterday. | Danijela Turner

Autistic Seka   English translation in keypoints = The beautiful setting is the beach, 10 minutes drive from our home. It’s a calm day today, very little wind and no rain which is why I’m doing the video outdoors. My ears hurt from wind. You’ve probably noticed I wear headbands around my ears and head […]

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As Seen On Facebook | Here is a list of pages & groups to avoid. We’re pro Autistic rights/Neurodiversity, anti-ABA & Anti-Inspiration Porn. | Fierce Autie

Fierce Autie 18 hrs ·  Here is a list of pages and groups to avoid. We a pro autistic rights and neurodiversity, anti ABA and anti inspiration porn. I will keep adding to the list. Pages: Joy of Autism Autism Speaks Finding Cooper’s Voice FatheringAutism Faithmummy CURE AUTISM NOW Autism Friendly Thinking Autism Autism Society San […]

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Gaslighting: 10 Signs You’re Being Emotionally Abused | ThriveTalk

Do you have someone in your life who makes you feel crazy? Someone who chips away at your self-confidence? You may be the victim of emotional abuse. Emotional abuse doesn’t always include screaming matches. It can be a lot more subtle. So subtle that you don’t know it’s happening. Click here to read about gaslighting! […]

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Disabled People Have Had the Legal Right to Live in Their Communities for 20 Years. But That’s Still Not the Reality for Many. – Rewire.News

Despite the improvements following the Olmstead v. L.C. decision two decades ago, disabled people continue to be unjustifiably institutionalized. Source: Disabled People Have Had the Legal Right to Live in Their Communities for 20 Years. But That’s Still Not the Reality for Many. – Rewire.News

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California Assembly committee backs vaccine exemption law

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California Assembly committee backed new rules for vaccination exemptions on Thursday following a raucous, hours-long hearing in the midst of a national measles outbreak and renewed scrutiny of immunization policies. Source: California Assembly committee backs vaccine exemption law

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Vaccine Drama On Display In California’s Capitol | Kaiser Health News

Hundreds of protesters descended on the state Capitol on Thursday, warning against government tyranny and corporate greed. Their target: not taxes, not high-tech surveillance, but a bill that would… Source: Vaccine Drama On Display In California’s Capitol | Kaiser Health News