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Parents of Autistics are self-diagnosing PTSD & sharing memes about it. | Eve Reiland

Parents of Autistics are self-diagnosing PTSD now and sharing memes about it. I find it highly convenient these parents tossing the martyr meme to induce pity for themselves … share all the trauma of what their children do to them for the views, for the emo treats, and for some there’s big $$$ in it […]

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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 […]

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I’m New In The Psych Ward | Life 2.0

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
I’m in the new ward and I can’t believe how fucking amazing these people are to me. [TW: Rape, Abuse, PTSD] Photo taken in 2013 (Originally an email written by Eve Reiland (then Hinson) to a friend on 9.20.13 from the community computer in the psych ward at…

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Poetry & Prose From The Past | Life 1.0

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
To start with Jyna Life 1.0, I’m sharing these poems and prose bits written when I was a teenager. The difficulty with my memory being so hopscotch, playing the here-and-then-gone-again game, is my recall of life isn’t in a linear format. These days I don’t feel the passing…

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Sadly, anti-vax quacks win one in New Jersey

The recent failure of New Jersey lawmakers to pass a measure that would have ended all non-medical ­exemptions from mandatory ­immunizations at schools was a victory for anti-vaccination cranks — Source: Sadly, anti-vax quacks win one in New Jersey