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… So Lack Of Disability Access Is A Marketable Event For Stores. | Eve Reiland

This Autistic sensory shopping extravaganza. is not just Macy’s, and it’s been happening around the world with various stores. This is marketed inspiration porn for non-autistics to ‘feel good’ about these stores … You know, I see autistic activists talking about this and seeing other folks respond ‘at least their trying. It’s better than nothing.’ […]

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Polaris Macy’s hosting back-to-school shopping event for autistic children | WSYX

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — With back to school season here, Macy’s is hosting a shopping event that caters to children with autism. Source: Polaris Macy’s hosting back-to-school shopping event for autistic children | WSYX note … Disability access is not “catering” to autistic anyone. Marketing a more access-friendly day is a sad state for Autistics. […]

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Headphones are adaptive technology for my disabilities. | Eve Reiland

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. […]

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How George H.W. Bush Proved Himself to the Disability Rights Community With the ADA – Pacific Standard

The ADA stands as one of Bush’s greatest legacies. He didn’t do it alone. Source: How George H.W. Bush Proved Himself to the Disability Rights Community With the ADA – Pacific Standard

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Open Letter To Whitney Ellenby: You’re Not An Autistic Ambassador. You’re an Autistic Abuser | #ElmoMom #AutisticMomsRise

(Message was sent originally via contact form on the Autism Uncensored Site. Sharing it here as an open letter. Posted comment version on WaPo here. ) Ms. Ellenby, Autistic Moms of Autistic kids have put the call out to STOP the Hollywood tragedy narrative of NT-mamas drowning out the Autistic community voice. We have put out […]

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Disability Capitol Action Day 2015: Chatted with Assemblyman Patterson about Behavioral Training for Officers

Participated in Disability Capitol Action Day (DCAD) in Sacramento, California on May 20, 2015. This year was the celebration of the 25th year of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the West Lawn was busy with advocacy, booths, and networking. This day also provides opportunity to talk to legislators (or their representatives) about important issues and bills […]

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Resource: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

JAN (Job Accommodation Network) answers questions about workplace disability accommodations, or questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Wonder if your job can make a reasonable accommodation for your disability? Ask the folks at JAN. They are a source of free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. They work with […]