As Seen On Twitter | There’s No Such Thing As Severe Autism, via @HumanBeanHeals

Jenni‏ @HumanBeanHeals FollowingFollowing @HumanBeanHeals More To reiterate other autism conversations going on today * there's no such thing as severe autism * the spectrum isn't linear *1 individual can be high/low functioning depending on situation *Learning disability is a completely different thing to autism but sometimes co-occurs 10:52 AM - 19 May 2018 Jenni‏ @HumanBeanHeals 23h23 hours ago More …

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 …