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Trauma response: an autistic perpective / Fierce Autie

As most of you know, my childhood wasn’t a happy one. Like many undiagnosed autistics, growing up can be very traumatic when you are not understood and you are forced to mask and “become normal.” It was very true for me. I don’t remember this but at three, a family friend told me this, that […]

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Labour Party Autism / Neurodiversity Manifesto: Final Draft Version (2018) – Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

The Manifesto is structured as follows: Our key principles The realities of our current situation Policies to challenge discrimination and inequality 1. Key principles Our key principles are: • The social model of disability: Disability is caused by society creating barriers to the equal participation of impaired (or neurologically different) people. • The neurodiversity approach: […]

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There’s no evidence caesarean sections cause autism or ADHD

A new study has found a link between being born by caesarean section and having a greater chance of being diagnosed with autism or ADHD. But there’s no evidence caesarean sections cause them. Source: There’s no evidence caesarean sections cause autism or ADHD

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Autism Policy and Politics: Ad Controversy (circa Tuesday, July 9, 2013)

  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Source: Autism Policy and Politics: Ad Controversy Activism International

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Abnormaldiversity: Ransom Notes campaign | Circa DECEMBER 08, 2007

Ransom Notes campaign NYU Child Study Center has an awareness campaign called ‘Ransom Notes‘. Here’s what I emailed to them in reply. On your webpage, I noticed the ‘Ransom Notes’ awareness thing, with stuff about ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Bulimia, Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. I am diagnosed with PDD NOS, which is a condition related […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Sept 25, 2008

Thu, Sep 25, 2008, 2:04 PM | Google News Alert for: autism Hamptons.comKnipfing Repeats As Champion Of Flying Point 10K For Autism AwarenessHamptons.com – Southampton,NY,USABy Brett Mauser Water Mill – Kim Covell founded the Flying Point 10K three years ago to help finance autism research. Now, as evidenced by Sunday’s third …See all stories on this topic Autism awareness event at town […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Jan 7, 2014

Tue, Jan 7, 2014, 11:00 AM  |Google Alert – autism News 10 new results for autism Autism GagsHuffington PostAutism Speaks is the largest autism charity in the world. Based in the U.S. and founded in 2005, Autism Speaks (modestly) describes its organization …See all stories on this topic » Turning autism into a strength: Grandin uses neurological disorder …Great Falls TribuneDr. Temple Grandin has written several books on autism and has […]