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Meme: I am valid. I am whole. I am me. | The Autistic Avenger

I am valid. I am whole. I am me. The entire Autistic brain is physically wired differently — Autism isn’t just one unique part of an otherwise-Neurotypical brain! I need understanding and equitable accommodation in this world not built with Autistics in mind. But I have my strengths and am proud of who I am. […]

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Fierce Autie: A Jewish Autistic’s Experience Visiting a Concentration Camp

In the year 2000,  I was a senior in high school. I was the odd one out at school but I was accepted at religious school and temple youth group. There was a presentation about a special trip called the March of the Living. The March of the Living was for high school students to […]

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Fierce Autie: Hard of Hearing Autistic’s Views of the Autistic Community and Autism Community

There has been a lot of talk about the Autistic Community Vs. the “autism community.” People say its one or the other and there is no in between. I do not agree with this. It may have something to do with me being involved with the Deaf Community. Source: Fierce Autie: Hard of Hearing Autistic’s […]