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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistics are Speaking Out against Tom Clements

    I am sure most of you have read the article by the Guardian. Like most of us, I was very angered by this article. We will dissect it paragraph by paragraph. Almost like a necropsy when I first started veterinary technologist school. The exact words from the article will be in italics so […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Talk About Curing Autism

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a no for profit that was founded in 2000 by Lisa Ackerman. It started with 10 families in the Ackerman living room.  It is based in Irvine, California. In 2019, they changed their name to The Autism Community In Action. They are not fooling anyone. TACA often butts heads […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: AUT10k or MSSNG project and Parallels to T4 from World War II

The organization we love to hate, Autism Speaks, teamed up with google to create the largest genome data base for autism on June 10, 2014. This was originally called AUT10k. It stands for Autism 10,000 genomes.  Autism Speaks lacks autistic representation. They lack autistic membership on the board. There are only two autistic board members. […]

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#BleachCult | Shut down the TACA West Coast Conference | Petition By Eve Reiland

My Name is Eve Reiland and I’m an Autistic mom to Autistic kids, and there is a serious problem in the United States. Parents are administering toxic products like industrial bleach, turpentine, and other therapies like chelation to “cure” their Autistic children from “vaccination harm.” The FDA has recently warned that a popular biomedical “treatment” […]

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Inspiration Porn Headline News |  Autistic kid makes a friend first day of school… | Eve Reiland

Autistic kid makes a friend first day of school! Wow that’s big news. Headline news. Even NowThis News. What the …? These kids are kids being kids. Yes, inclusion is an incredible thing, but he giant news story because an Autistic kid made a friend at school on the first day when he was upset […]

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There’s no evidence caesarean sections cause autism or ADHD

A new study has found a link between being born by caesarean section and having a greater chance of being diagnosed with autism or ADHD. But there’s no evidence caesarean sections cause them. Source: There’s no evidence caesarean sections cause autism or ADHD

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Why Being Called “Dramatic” Is Both Completely Wrong and Psychologically Damaging to Autistic People | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Being told that autistic neurological reactions are dramatic and overblown is an often-unintentional but very real cause of complex trauma. Source: Why Being Called “Dramatic” Is Both Completely Wrong and Psychologically Damaging to Autistic People | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective