ASAN | 2021 Anti-Filicide Toolkit | Circa 2021

ASAN: Autistic Self Advocacy Network 2021 Anti-Filicide Toolkit In the past five years, over 700 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. On Monday, March 1st, the disability community will gather across the nation to remember these disabled victims of filicide – disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. …

The “Secret World of Autism” is not real. It’s not anymore real than the myth that vaccines cause autism. | Eve Reiland

The “autism community” is not the Autistic Community. The Autism community was created by non-Autistic led organizations and includes mostly parents, professionals and their friends. most of what the world knows about autism is sourced from the non-Autistic “Autism Community.” The “Secret World of Autism” is a fantasy world created by Neurotypical people. This is …

Deaths of disabled children are no less tragic

Created in 2012 in response to the death of George Hodgins, an autistic man, the Disability Day of Mourning candlelight vigil is held each year worldwide on March 1 to commemorate the lives of people with disabilities who have been murdered by their families and caregivers. Within the past five years alone, over 600 people with disabilities have died …

Disability Day of Mourning honours those killed by their caretakers | Vancouver Sun

Bill MacArthur was raped and beaten as a child, and he saw horrific instances of other sexual, physical and emotional abuse during the four separate times he was sent to the former provincial lunatic asylum/hospital for the insane that became Woodlands School in New Westminster.In a way he considers himself lucky: He lived to tell …