Terra Psych: This is optics, or couching bad behavior in faux vulnerability. Autistic advocates are not shiny "independent" diplomats, and this is "alt-autism." Creating false dichotomies to portray a "severe" and a "mild" version of autism. I'm 39. I founded and help to run one of the largest autistic advocacy sites in the world. I'm … Continue reading #BILLYMANNRECEIPTS | @BILLYMANN: I SOB because people like you are getting more from a platform than people who know how it feels to be autistic.
https://youtu.be/Z_rqBe9DJkk Discredit tactics used against Autistic (and Disabled) people ... Short version: 1. Deny Autistics are Really Autistic. 2.Diminish Person' Experience: Tell an Autistic they aren't Autistic enough ... or then they are a "rare exception" (not like my child argument, "autistic lite") 3. Use Prejudice: Too Autistic and disabled to have a voice or … Continue reading 3 Discredit tactics used against Autistic (and Disabled) people … | Look familiar @BillyMann?
Betting the "Autism Cure" on your Autistic kid's life? Many "Autism Parents" (martyrs) scream at Autistic Activists, "What happens to my child after I die?" Well, since you all gambled on the "cure" and money from our communities was drained to fund the research for the cure -- and it didn't build any community support … Continue reading Betting the “Autism Cure” on your Autistic kid’s life? | Eve Reiland
This kit has been a major controversy when it was announced. There are two kits. One for young children and one for school aged children. I am going to do this rebuttal a little bit differently. Each one is about 100 pages and I do not want to make this longer than it needs to … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit Dissected
So it’s about to start again. SCHOOL. The anxieties are building. The sleepless nights. The upset stomach. The worries. And that’s just me. For our son it’s worse. Far worse. He i… Source: School – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.
While my son acts out every emotion with his body, my physical range is limited. Source: Parenting with a disability makes me feel like an ‘impostor’ as a mother - The Washington Post
An Australian mum whose nine-month-old baby was rushed to hospital after contracting measles has spoken out after enduring “horrible” backlash from other parents. Source: SBS Dateline: Mum labelled ‘anti-vaxxer’ after son contracts measles