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Activity to rest ratios šŸ’¤ Neurowondervlog #2 – YouTube

Amythest Schaber Published on May 10, 2019 Hi friends! In this vlog I discuss rest and recovery and what it looks like for me as an #ActuallyAutistic and chronically ill person, #PeeMath and why I won’t be watching Endgame in theatre, and an #OwnVoices book recommendation. Avengers: Endgame’s 3-hour runtime is a stark reminder of […]

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As Seen On Twitter | Remember that time that Judith Newman (@judithn111) called me a manic pixie dream girl in her book?Ā  … via @neurowonderful

Remember that time that Judith Newman called me a manic pixie dream girl in her book? A book produced by a major publisher? and how she called me a brat for not being okay with that? fun times. – Amythest @neurowonderful Marius Davrieā€ @MariusDavrie 3h3 hours ago More Replying to @neurowonderful I was going to write a blog […]

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Ask an Autistic #2 – What is Passing? – YouTube

Amythest Schaber Published on Jan 30, 2014 What is “passing”? Should Autistic children be encouraged to try to pass as neurotypical? Why do Autistic adults choose to pass? What are the consequences of passing? In which situations is passing beneficial? Should I prevent my child from stimming or engaging in stereotypically autistic behaviours? Answers to […]

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#BoycottToSiri | The Newman #SorryNotSorry Heard Around the World . . . How did that go again?

#boycotttosiri       I was alerted to my presence in this ~autism mom~ book called To Siri With Love and the more I sit with this the less okay I am with it. Why? does what I look like?? matter?? at all?? why?? am I compared to a sexist movie trope???? pic.twitter.com/1g2gHJwkmy — Myth […]

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#BoycottToSiri | Amythest Schaber – YouTube

Trigger warning: Ableism, eugenics, medical abuse. Please expand this for more information. The autistic community is boycotting the book To Siri With Love, published by HarperCollins and written by Judith Newman. Please stand with us. #BoycottToSiri The hashtag on Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?src=typd&q… My Twitter account: @AmythestSchaber My first interaction with Judith Newman: https://twitter.com/amythestschaber/s… My original thread, […]

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Judith Newman’s #SorryNotSorry SmackTalk to Autistic Activist, Amythest Schaber | #boycotttosiri

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BadApple Book | To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and The Kindness of Machines (aka #boycottthisshit)

  “To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, And The Kindness of Machines” is a BadApple Book and on the Autistic #Boycott list. The story written by a Neurotypical mother of an Autistic Son promotes values that are harmful, and not supportive of Autistics. Demeaning, dehumanizing language was used in this book, and […]