Support Autistic Writer & Filmmaker In Creation Of “The Atticus McLaren Mysteries” | #TeamAtticus

Meet Spring Horton. She's an Autistic with a goal:  Create a divergent film series about an Autistic detective, Atticus McLaren.  "The Atticus McLaren Mysteries started two years ago as a series of novellas. I'd been seeing disability representation on the rise and thought it would be nice to have a book series about an adult …

Take Action | AIM, an autistic led organisation are protesting against the lottery funded charity, Treating Autism.

Source: (1) AIM Protest Treating Autism Roadshow.   MAY21 AIM Protest Treating Autism Roadshow. Public  · Hosted by Autistic Inclusive Meets Community Group AIM clock Monday, May 21 at 10 AM - 2 PM UTC+01 Next Week · 50–63° Partly Cloudy pin Liverpool Cotton Exchange Building L3 9 Liverpool   Details AIM, an autistic led organisation are protesting against the lottery funded …

Forced Smiling, Psychopathologizing Hopelessness, and George Carlin – Ryan Boren

In “The Effects of Authority, Compliance, and Pathologizing Students”, I quoted psychologist Bruce Levine’s piece on “Why Anti-Authoritarians are Diagnosed as Mentally Ill” noting how his thoughts on authority and compliance align with social model self-advocacy. Two pieces on authority in education and a piece on side effects in education caught my eye on social media …

Tell Me Again Why The Ad Council Supports A Hate Group? Oh Yeah, Because Autism Speaks Has ‘Em On Their Board of Directors

Dan Tarman Chief Communications Officer, eBay Dan Tarman, eBay’s chief communications officer, is responsible for managing, protecting and strengthening the company’s brand and reputation among key stakeholders. He and his team play a critical role in eBay’s brand strategy, positioning the company as a global leader in the commerce revolution. Mr. Tarman is a member of eBay’s …

Safe places online for Parents of Autistic children to learn about Autism

If you're of a certain age or younger, I'm betting that a significant portion of your time is spent on Facebook. I'm also betting that either the moment you had an inkling there was something different about your child, your first stop was the Internet. Then, once you figured it might be Autism, you started …

The pope says God made gay people just as we should be – here’s why his comments matter | The Guardian

Francis’s reported remarks show a new Catholic acceptance of LGBT people and confirm what many of us have always known: God doesn’t make mistakes It is immensely powerful to hear that Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic church, reportedly told Juan Carlos Cruz , a gay man: “God made you like this and …

‘Jesus never charged a leper a co-pay’: the rise of the religious left | The Guardian

From healthcare to tax and immigration, Rev William Barber and the Poor People’s Campaign are driven by faith to focus on the disadvantaged In his prayer at the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem last week, a prayer delivered against a backdrop of violence in Gaza, the evangelical pastor Robert Jeffress said Donald Trump …

Human race just 0.01% of all life but has destroyed over 80% of wild mammals |The Guardian

Groundbreaking assessment of all life on Earth reveals humanity’s surprisingly tiny part in it as well as our disproportionate impact Humankind is revealed as simultaneously insignificant and utterly dominant in the grand scheme of life on Earth by a groundbreaking new assessment of all life on the planet. Source: Human race just 0.01% of all …