3 Discredit tactics used against Autistic (and Disabled) people … | Look familiar @BillyMann?

https://youtu.be/Z_rqBe9DJkk Discredit tactics used against Autistic (and Disabled) people ... Short version: 1. Deny Autistics are Really Autistic. 2.Diminish Person' Experience: Tell an Autistic they aren't Autistic enough ... or then they are a "rare exception" (not like my child argument, "autistic lite") 3. Use Prejudice: Too Autistic and disabled to have a voice or … Continue reading 3 Discredit tactics used against Autistic (and Disabled) people … | Look familiar @BillyMann?

Coming to understand the child has autism: A process illustrating parents’ evolving readiness for engaging in care – Stephen J Gentles, David B Nicholas, Susan M Jack, K Ann McKibbon, Peter Szatmari,

We report results from a large qualitative study regarding the process of parents coming to understand the child has autism starting from the time of initial developmental concerns. Specifically, we present findings relevant to understanding how parents become motivated and prepared for engaging in care at this early stage. The study included primary data from 45 intensive … Continue reading Coming to understand the child has autism: A process illustrating parents’ evolving readiness for engaging in care – Stephen J Gentles, David B Nicholas, Susan M Jack, K Ann McKibbon, Peter Szatmari,

Teenager with autism reported missing in Randolph County | myfox8.com

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A Randolph County teenager with autism has gone missing, according to a Silver Alert.Officials say 18-year-old Jordan Thomas Stacy, of Randolph County, was last seen at 4816 Covered Bridge Road in Trinity in the area of Parinna Drive.He is described at standing 5' 4" tall and weighing about 130 pounds. He … Continue reading Teenager with autism reported missing in Randolph County | myfox8.com