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Trauma response: an autistic perpective / Fierce Autie

As most of you know, my childhood wasn’t a happy one. Like many undiagnosed autistics, growing up can be very traumatic when you are not understood and you are forced to mask and “become normal.” It was very true for me. I don’t remember this but at three, a family friend told me this, that […]

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Quackery Exposed: Medical Medium / Fierce Autie

A new quack has emerged. Medical Medium or Anthony William Coviello, offers medical and health information based on alleged communication with the spirit from the future. He claims that he has had a connection with this spirit since he was four years old. This connection allows him to diagnose other people of various illnesses and […]

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Fierce Autie: Parent of a Type One Diabetic Speaking out Against Stigma

  Diabetes is a very serious medical condition that comes in two types. Type one and type 2. Type one has no known cause. It is an autoimmune disorder where the T cells attack the insulin-producing beta cells. Type 2 has several factors including genetics, lifestyle, and environment. It is usually later onset but not […]

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Rebuttal to Christina England's "Why is This Serial Online Harasser Supported by the Times of London?" / Fierce Autie

Yesterday, Emma, myself, John Grealy,  and Melissa were the subject of a hit article put out by Christina England on the Liberty Beacon. The Liberty Beacon First, let’s explore what kind of site The Liberty Beacon really is. According to Media Bias/Fact Check, it rates as tin foil hat and quackery. Source: Fierce Autie: Rebuttal […]

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Fierce Autie: NTahiti Compared to Tuxedo Park, NY

Recently, the site NTahiti.com was made public. It is the proposal that neurotypical people need an island away from all neurodiverse people. This is not the first time a concept like this has been enacted. Tuxedo Park, NY was formed on a similar principle. Instead of keeping the neurodiverse out, they kept all non-white, non-Protestant […]

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The Deaf Curebie Culture: Giving a Deaf Person Sound / Fierce Autie

\ Everyone I see gets all teary-eyed when a baby with a cochlear implant hears for the first time. Everyone thinks its such a wonderful thing. Sorry to burst your bubble. In the Deaf community, it is looked at like being fixed or being cured. Sound familiar?   Source: Fierce Autie: The Deaf Curebie Culture: […]

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25 Awesome Things About Autism – Autistic Mama

Sometimes you get bogged down with negative thoughts about autism. Check out these 25 awesome things about autism for the encouragement you need! (Plus get the FREE printable with 50+ awesome things about autism!) Source: 25 Awesome Things About Autism – Autistic Mama