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The Great Big ABA Opposition Resource List – Stop ABA, Support Autistics

Prompted by an anonymous question submitted to Ask an Autistic / sounds like you should ask an autistic, but ok on Facebook, I’ve put together a list of countless articles explaining why ABA is so harmful. Some of them are from here on this site, but many of them are from elsewhere. This post will […]

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So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. | Eve Reiland

So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. Let me tell you some of what Autistics actually get: – Non-Autistics choosing other non-Autistics for their great Autism advocacy. No Autistics needed for these determinations. – A lot of blue light that represents Autism Speaks, not Autistic people. We light it up gold, or go […]

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My son was diagnosed with autism at five. Did he inherit it from my misunderstood mother? | Life and style | The Guardian

Solomon was my first baby. He was loud. He screamed full throttle for an hour until the midwife swaddled him. I knew he was different from the moment I washed his slick dark hair and saw the ecstasy on his face. At home, he’d stare at his ladybird rattle for 15 minutes at a time. […]

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Disability And Fighting For The Right To Vote : NPR

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Lou Vaile, who fought to reinstate his disabled son’s right to vote. Source: Disability And Fighting For The Right To Vote : NPR

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Help Autistics Protest The Anti-vaxxer #Bleachcult Conference in Chicago This May | #ProtestAutismOne2020

OMG this is fabulous! Fierce Autistics and Allies is now listed on Facebook! Much love to you Amanda Seigler for gathering us together in an non-profit organization here in the USA to help Autistics fight for our human and civil rights, and to protest abuse and other horrible practices aimed at Autistic people today. Autistics have been […]

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Sausage Roll – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Castle Howard is only a few minutes drive from our house. The photo is Castle Howard not our house. Sadly we don’t go that often now as it’s so expensive. Which is a shame as it’s truly stunning stately home. Source: Sausage Roll – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and […]

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Special Ed Student Told He Would Never Go to College is Now Best-Selling Author – For Reading Addicts

As a child, Ronnie Sidney, II was diagnosed with a learning disability and spent years in special education. After years of struggle, and after being told he would never go to college, Sidney graduated from VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University), and has gone on to become a best-selling author, who uses his experiences to help young […]