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THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: When Adaptation Looks Like Laziness

Emily Paige Balloutwitter.com/epballou   Many times growing up, I found myself being called lazy for doing things a way that made sense to me.   Of course I had no idea I was autistic for much of my childhood, and it was even longer before I first heard that executive functioning difficulties may be an […]

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Snapshot | About Autism / Spectrum Disorders: Vaccine Court and Your Child with Autism | Circa March 11, 2008

About Autism / Spectrum Disorders: Vaccine Court and Your Child with Autismnewsletterx Lisa Jo Rudy – About.com Autism / Spectrum Disorders Guide autism.guide@about.comTue, Mar 11, 2008, 9:16 AMto me About.com Autism / Spectrum Disorders In the Spotlight | More Topics |from Lisa Jo Rudy Last week, the federal Vaccine Court settled with a family that […]

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Fierce Autie: Getting fitted for and wearing a hearing aid: An autistic perspective

It is common knowledge for my current readers but for my newcomers, I was born Deaf and now I am hard of hearing. My hearing history can be found here. A lot of audism has been going around social media. Audism is discrimination against people based on their ability to hear. One is the thought that […]