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Anti-vaxxer group says the label is ‘derogatory’ so Twitter roasted them with some hilarious new names – GOOD

These are great. Source: Anti-vaxxer group says the label is ‘derogatory’ so Twitter roasted them with some hilarious new names – GOOD

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"… It has only been about 50 years (if that) since it has become expected for parents to raise their disabled children in the community … | Your Privilege Is Showing

Your Privilege Is Showing November 26, 2018 ·  This is a perspective I hadn’t considered. Thread: https://twitter.com/crippledsch…/status/1062122008891351040… “I really need to remind the general public that it has only been about 50 years (if that) since it has become expected for parents to raise their disabled children in the community instead of just depositing us in institutions […]

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A bill is in committee to remove the ableist r-slur in state legislature in Massachusetts. | In the Loop About Neurodiversity

In the Loop About Neurodiversity November 27 at 7:29 PM ·  Content warning: Uncensored r-slur Thanks to the work of disability rights advocates such as Melissa Reilly, a bill is in committee to remove the ableist r-slur in state legislature in Massachusetts. “Reilly is an advocate for people with Down syndrome, herself included, and an office […]

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 Meme: For autistics eye contact is not usually part of communication | Yenn Purkis Neurodiversity page

Meme for the day”For autistics eye contact is not usually part of communication so it is more about teaching others that autistic people find eye contact invasive and painful rather than trying to make the autistic person make eye contact.”

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We The Future: Lydia X. Z. Brown, Disability Justice Advocate | Âûtistic News Feed

Âûtistic News Feed Published by John Greally · 6 hrs ·  Lydia X. Z. Brown, Age 25, Autistic, Disability Justice Advocate – Bazelon Center ” ᴡᴇ ᴛʜᴇ ꜰᴜᴛᴜʀᴇ ᴀʀᴇ ʙᴜɪʟᴅɪɴɢ ᴅɪsᴀʙɪʟɪᴛʏ ᴊᴜsᴛɪᴄᴇ “ Lydia is a disability justice advocate, organiser, and writer, and their ‘Autistic Hoya’ site is universally referenced and loved! Their work has largely focused on violence […]

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Chris Packham supports the inclusion of Neurodivergent hopes and ambitions in the UK’s Labour Party Manifesto. | Âûtistic News Feed

Chris Packham supports the inclusion of Neurodivergent hopes and ambitions in the UK’s Labour Party Manifesto. An election is laid down for 12 December 2019 POLICIES FOR EQUALITY FOR ALL KINDS OF MINDS YOU can read the Manifesto here:http://ndlabour.co.uk/our-policies/ YOU can read the Addenda opposing ABA here:https://ndlabour.co.uk/aba-appendix/ YOU can join thousands here:https://www.facebook.com/pg/LPANDmanifesto/posts/ YOU can share […]

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As Seen On Facebook | How Long Before Scientists Realize Some Basic Facts About Autistics? – Âûtistic News Feed

Like a scientist realising a child can also feel anxiety, or that autistics partner-up later in life on average, or than no lab-mouse purposefully damaged or bred with a defect could ever stand-in for an autistic in any ridiculous and bigot-spawned search for a ‘cure’, how long is it going to be before so-called scientists […]