Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa October 28, 2010

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comSat, Oct 23, 2010, 9:32 PM News 10 new results for autism Autism meeting slated for Thursday at CrossPointGadsden TimesBy Melanie Jones A diagnosis of autism is daunting for a family. It's a disorder that seems to separate children from the world around them. …See all stories on …

Faking Disability to Avoid Masks Breaks at Least 3 Commandments | Matthew Schneider

  BY FR. MATTHEW P. SCHNEIDER, LC In recent weeks, many places have required people to wear masks when entering. Close contact with others could transmit COVID without a mask. However, not everyone wants to. And some people with certain disabilities are unable to wear one. They might use a face shield instead, so it isn’t …

Communal Cherub Acapellas: An account of being autistic and LGBTQ+

16:55 30th June 2020 by George Morl   This personal ‘episodic’ account and manifesto discusses the ways in which sexuality and Neurodivergence may be experientially related… does solitude have to be a negative venture? Pride celebrations over the summer also include International Disability Day and Autistic Pride. Though separate events, together these encourage solidarity in the ways …

Disney wins lawsuit over mother’s fight for autistic son to ride attractions without wait – Orlando Sentinel

Disney argued in court it isn’t required to provide unlimited, front-of-line passes to a man who has autism. A judge agreed with the theme park in a new ruling. A federal judge has ruled in favor of Disney World after an Orlando disability advocate sued the company on behalf of her adult autistic son to …

Autism Is an Identity, Not a Disease: Inside the Neurodiversity Movement

by Katerine Reynolds Lewis   At first glance, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) annual gala in November looked like many a Washington, D.C., nonprofit fundraiser. Approaching the swank ballroom of a downtown hotel, I saw the standard check-in table by the door, and coat check nearby. But with my drink ticket, I received an …