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Autism Speaks Promotes Autistic Abuse & Calls It "Inclusion" | Eve Reiland

ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) Doesn’t Work. Year, after year, it doesn’t work. The Department of Defense even said so, AGAIN. But we’re getting ABA shoved down our throats from birth to death by Autism Speaks. Even in adult work programs. A$ has done a good one here with the $$$ trade commodifying Autistic people for their […]

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Rape threats to campaign mum after criticising unproven information about MMR jab

AN AUTISM rights campaigner has told how she became the victim of an abusive campaign after calling for children to receive the MMR jab. By LUCY JOHNSTON AND JUSTIN STONEMANPUBLISHED: 00:01, Sun, Feb 16, 2020UPDATED: 10:53, Sun, Feb 16, 2020 It comes as mumps cases soared nearly five fold, with anti-vaccinations groups blamed for the spread. Emma […]

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The Emotional Toolbox for Autistics | John Greally

    The Emotional Toolbox for Autistics   ÂÛTISTIC NEWS FEED·FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020· READING TIME: 6 MINUTES Autistics, ‘alternative people’ can benefit from these three good approaches: – alternative strategies, alternative education, alternative nurturing.   Not these three bad approaches:– normalising therapy, normalising ABA, normalising restraints. The former involves working with your child and […]

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Fierce Autie: My Official Reaction to Autism Speaks Rebranding

  A few days ago, Autism Speaks made the announcement of a logo change and rebranding. The change is adding some magenta and pink to the puzzle piece. They have all the letters lowercase. They call 2020 the year of kindness.     Source: Fierce Autie: My Official Reaction to Autism Speaks Rebranding

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Fierce Autie: The Loss of a Service Dog

Service dogs are amazing for a variety of different disabilities. This can include autistic people, blind people, Deaf people, people with severe allergies, etc. They help disabled people maintain independence in the community at home. They turn into an extension of the disabled person. What happens when your service dog dies? No one talks about […]

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Seventeen Pople under Medical Supervision in Bosnia-Herzegovina over Coronavirus Concerns – Sarajevo Times

According to the latest data, in the Federation of Bosnia-Herzgegovina, 17 people have been placed under medical surveillance because of suspicion of coronavirus, was confirmed for “Avaz” from the Federal Ministry of Health. Namely, it is a continuous epidemiological surveillance, carried out by the Crisis Staff in cooperation with […] Source: Seventeen Pople under Medical […]

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Heart-rending moment ‘autistic’ girl, 6, asks ‘am I going to jail’ when cops are called after ‘tantrum’ – The Sun

Note: Tantrums are not the same as Autistic meltdowns and these words should NOT be used interchangeably as seen here. BODYCAM footage shows a six-year-girl who was led out of her school asking a police officer if she was being sent to jail. The girl, who is named Nadia and thought to be on the […]