Autism is being misrepresented to excuse exclusion and white men’s bigotry

When it comes to acknowledgement and understanding of autism, we have come a long way in the past few decades. It’s easy to forget that this condition was once understood to exist only in two states, “high-functioning” and “low-functioning”, that it was predominantly diagnosed only in young, white men, and that was forgotten about once … Continue reading Autism is being misrepresented to excuse exclusion and white men’s bigotry

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Deaf Civil Rights Parallels Autistic Civil Rights

  Cochlear Implant What is the cochlear implant? It is a device that is surgically installed in the cochlea to give a Deaf people sound. It uses electrical impulses to send sound waves to the brain by working around the damaged cochlea, creating a perceived indication of sound to a Deaf person or Hard of … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Deaf Civil Rights Parallels Autistic Civil Rights

Leah Remini Calls out Elisabeth Moss, Danny Masterson, Basically All of Scientology

Ever since she left the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini has never seemed like a woman restrained. If she saw something wrong during her years in the upper echelons of the church, you were gonna hear about it even if it involved Space Jesus himself Tom Cruise. She doesn’t give a f*ck, and it’s delightful. So imagine … Continue reading Leah Remini Calls out Elisabeth Moss, Danny Masterson, Basically All of Scientology