Fierce Autistic Advocate: Is homework worth the mental anguish

After reading this article, it brought back memories of homework when in elementary school. I struggled with homework especially in second grade. I was in a special education classroom but mainstreamed for social studies and mathematics. I was constantly moving, which was great for me. There was no such thing as movement breaks in the 1980's … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Is homework worth the mental anguish

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Andrew Wakefeild

Andrew Wakefeild. He has a permanent place in Autistic history. He represents what we fight against. Mr. Wakefeild was born in 1957. His father was a neurologist and his mother was a general practitionaner. After he left the independent King Edward's School in Bath, he studied medicine at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School. Wakefeild fully … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Andrew Wakefeild

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Talk About Curing Autism

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a no for profit that was founded in 2000 by Lisa Ackerman. It started with 10 families in the Ackerman living room.  It is based in Irvine, California. In 2019, they changed their name to The Autism Community In Action. They are not fooling anyone. TACA often butts heads … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Talk About Curing Autism

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: AUT10k or MSSNG project and Parallels to T4 from World War II

The organization we love to hate, Autism Speaks, teamed up with google to create the largest genome data base for autism on June 10, 2014. This was originally called AUT10k. It stands for Autism 10,000 genomes.  Autism Speaks lacks autistic representation. They lack autistic membership on the board. There are only two autistic board members. … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: AUT10k or MSSNG project and Parallels to T4 from World War II

As Seen On Facebook | My write up on the puzzle piece. I barely touch upon the T4 project during the Shoah (Holocaust). | Fierce Autie

Fierce Autie Yesterday at 8:14 AM ·  My write up on the puzzle piece. I barely touch upon the T4 project during the Shoah (Holocaust). I will do a more in depth one another time. Katherine Ruth Last Excellent, accurate and succinct. Just one note - rainbow infinity is more and more being used for broader neurodiversity, … Continue reading As Seen On Facebook | My write up on the puzzle piece. I barely touch upon the T4 project during the Shoah (Holocaust). | Fierce Autie

Puzzle Piece is Hated by the Autistic Community: The history and what to use instead | Fierce Autistic Advocate

I am an autistic mother of six. I advocate for equal rights for autistics everywhere. Especially against MMS and other quack cures that are very dangerous. A hate symbol. Why is the puzzle piece a hate symbol? I get asked this a lot. They tell me to recreate it. As a Holocaust educator, no one … Continue reading Puzzle Piece is Hated by the Autistic Community: The history and what to use instead | Fierce Autistic Advocate