Being told that autistic neurological reactions are dramatic and overblown is an often-unintentional but very real cause of complex trauma. Source: Why Being Called “Dramatic” Is Both Completely Wrong and Psychologically Damaging to Autistic People | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective
Experts report growing phenomenon of women recognising themselves as they research their children’s disorders Source: Autism: 'hidden pool' of undiagnosed mothers with condition emerging | Society | The Guardian
Headphones are adaptive technology for my disabilities. Sensory overload is painful, and until that sensory input is managed, muted or otherwise helped - the pain will increase and increase until I completely lose my shit if I can’t escape it. Then I have the horror of recovering from an Autistic meltdown, which can take days. … Continue reading Headphones are adaptive technology for my disabilities. | Eve Reiland
No parent knows what the future holds or how their kids will turn out. What I do know is that letting go is the hardest, most necessary thing I have to do. Source: The day my autistic son wandered from school - The Washington Post
Could this be the first non-binary, intersex children's cartoon character ever to appear … Source: “Steven Universe” just revealed a major character is intersex and non-binary / LGBTQ Nation
Life is a permanent fight for survival. That applies to plants. It applies to humans. It applies to me. It probably applies to you. For me it’s a fight on many fronts Depression Grief Isolati… Source: It’s a fight – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single … Continue reading It’s a fight – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.
Scott Dueker, PhD 👨🎓 💻 ⚫ ⚪ @drduek Jun 27 I am absolutely loving the #TodayinABA hashtag. These stories really speak to the importance of providing quality services to those in need of skill building to help achieve as much independence as possible Erin Ekins @QueerlyAutistic Jun 28 Please do not be selective and see only what … Continue reading As Seen On Twitter | #TodayInABA: None of the BCBAs at JRC have lost their credentials over using shocks on Autistics … | AutisticMom