Archived | Jason Alexander, Don Cheadle, Lou Diamond Phillips Join Ed Asner for Celebrity Poker Tournament | Circa July 2018 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

July 30, 2018 The 6th Annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament Celebrity Night brings together celebrities, friends and members of the entertainment industry to raise funds for the new The Ed Asner Family Center (TEAFC) dedicated to helping differently “abled” individuals with special needs nurture and cultivate self-confidence and to embrace and support their …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 3: Autism Speaks & The “Cure”

https://open.spotify.com/episode/30GFv5qTzCHcbZFiXN04zD?si=vrdcAfqTSw-ZFtiUdw7zcA https://youtu.be/U66-Maa8U1k Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Episode 3 Autism Speaks & The “Cure” Trigger Warning: Eugenics, Filicide, Murder/Suicide, functioning labels, person-first language, ableism, abuse, ABA, othering, stigma, Bob & Suzanne Wright, Harry & Laura Slatkin, Alison Singer and more.  Community News including some thoughts via Autistic Science Person on Color the Spectrum event and the NEXT …

DECONSTRUCTION | THE ABLEISM BEHIND TOMMY HILFIGER’S ADAPTIVE FASHION LAUNCH

By Eve Reiland, via Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style Do you see what I see? This is often a question I communicate to my life partner when I’m shocked by marketing messages surrounding products that are meant for Autistic people.  I’m Autistic and disabled. My husband is not. Before we met in 2016, Bill had …

Caregivers That Abuse & Murder Autistic And Disabled People Receive Public Sympathy | Eve Reiland

As a disabled person I know far too well the harms of being vulnerable and unable to care for myself, and being gaslighted, financially abused, sexually abused, and physically harmed. This was all done in the justification that it was for ‘my own good’ and I it was because I was such a burden and …

Life With Seizures & Other Neurological Oddities | Eve Reiland

https://youtu.be/VgCPkMpiXLo https://www.tiktok.com/@badassactivist/video/6916593961062649094?lang=en&sender_device=pc&sender_web_id=6913570201482544645&is_from_webapp=v2 https://www.facebook.com/546742822/posts/10157831745447823/ Just an average evening at our house here in Fresno, California. So much of these FND* episodes I don’t remember - though I know they are easier than before due to two new medications. For that I’m grateful. It takes less time to recover from them than before as well. My husband, …

How Do Disabled People Feel About Discussing Their Disabilities?

Remember that each disabled person is an individual, and we each make our own decisions, using our own criteria, for when and how we want to share, explain, and educate others, from perfect strangers to those closest to us. ++++++++++++++++++++++ For people with disabilities, talking about our disabilities is complicated. Sometimes, when people ask their …