Tag: actually autistic

  • Autistic Voices | From Ethics & Autism To Disability Day Of Mourning

    Autistic Voices | From Ethics & Autism To Disability Day Of Mourning

    Sign up to be a Day of Mourning Vigil Site Coordinator 2023 Anti-Filicide Toolkit available at ASAN >> In the past five years, over 550 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. On Wednesday, March 1st, the disability community will gather across the nation to remember these disabled victims of […]

  • Autistic Voices | From Adult Misdiagnosis To Ban Seclusion in New Jersey Schools

    Autistic Voices | From Adult Misdiagnosis To Ban Seclusion in New Jersey Schools

    ADULT MISDIAGNOSIS: THE DEFAULT PATH TO AN AUTISTIC IDENTITY By Autistic Science Person, TPGA I was lucky. This story isn’t about me. But it really could have been. I found out I was autistic before ever being misdiagnosed with anything. It’s time to ban seclusion in New Jersey schools New Jersey is considering new legislation after […]

  • Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue | Nov. 27, 2012

    Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue | Nov. 27, 2012

    By Melissa Attias Roll Call Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue Indiana Republican plans to focus on environmental factors that could have effects on children’s neurological systems For more than a decade, Indiana Republican Dan Burton has been a leading House voice on autism and a proponent of the theory that mercury in […]

  • Autistic Voices on Autistic History | May 1, 2022

    Autistic Voices on Autistic History | May 1, 2022

    THE AUTISTIC ARCHIVE: NEW PROJECT DOCUMENTS 30 YEARS OF OUR COMMUNITY’S HISTORY Interview with Ira Eidle with Anne Borden The movement for autistic rights has been building momentum for decades, but we’re often so busy doing the work of advocacy and activism that we neglect to document our projects. One person who’s making sure our […]

  • Autistic Voices & More On Healthcare | April 2022

    Autistic Voices & More On Healthcare | April 2022

    On the Impossibility of Getting Medical and Mental Health Care as an Autistic, Deaf, Black Woman with Chronic Illness GenesizC at Neuroclastic Hey Lovelies, Let’s talk about disbelief.  What does that look like? Well, to be frank, it looks like me. I am a Disabled, Autistic, Deaf, Black Woman, and that alone brings a lot of […]

  • From Autism Acceptance Is More Than A Buzzword To April And Accommodations | April 2022

    From Autism Acceptance Is More Than A Buzzword To April And Accommodations | April 2022

    Genetic Research & Autism April is Autism Acceptance month — and acceptance is more than a buzzword. Working toward acceptance means welcoming autistic people’s leadership on the issues that most affect our lives. Since Autism Acceptance Month began, the autistic community has made a tremendous cultural impact in terms of how our society views autism. […]

  • Alpha Xi Delta suspends partnership with Autism Speaks | June 14, 2021 #AutisticHistory

    Alpha Xi Delta suspends partnership with Autism Speaks | June 14, 2021 #AutisticHistory

    Alpha Xi Delta suspends partnership with Autism Speaks Alpha Xi Delta has discontinued its national philanthropy with Autism Speaks.  Alpha Xi Delta’s National Committee announced on June 14 that they will be ending their 12-year partnership with Autism Speaks and redirecting their philanthropic focus to the Kindly Hearts Campaign, which is focused on service and fundraising for communities […]