The Monopoly On Autistic Healthcare By Non-Autistic Parent-Founded Autism Organizations Has Got To Stop. Autistics Are Suffering For It.  | Eve Reiland #ActuallyAutistic #EDS #FND #StopBigAutism

[Note: I’m sharing this tweet’s text here with a correction in one of the dates. My date of life change was Decemer 16, 2010 - not 2021. Right now, I’m still processing this question posed on Twitter. I’ve lived now for 11 years disabled with high, daily support needs. Did it have to be this …

Open Letter To Fresno: Help Break The Myth About Autistics & Suicide

Good morning, I wanted to share some information about Autistic people and the crisis our population is facing with suicide, homelessness and lack of accessibility to services, support and care in the community.  Also, I’d like to specifically share the ‘Autism and Homelessness” toolkit .pdf created by multiple organizations, professionals and Autistics together in the …

Autism And Homelessness Toolkit | UK | Circa April 2019

Introduction There is increasing awareness that autistic people maybe at higher risk of homelessness. This has not previously been recognised, and as a result services may not be meeting the different needs of autistic people experiencing homelessness.Autism is a lifelong disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. It is likely …

Autistic people at greater risk of becoming homeless – new research | The Conversation | Circa June 12, 2018

Tony had lived on the streets for 45 years, and in recent years had become increasingly physically unwell. Despite this he refused all offers of help, and it became clear to his support workers that he found social engagement of any kind very distressing. It was only when it was recognised that he had autism …

Autism and Homelessness: The Real Crisis | Rooted In Rights | Circa October 18, 2016

Contrary to much media spin, autism is neither a tragedy nor a looming public health crisis. Autistics have always been here and research over the last decade has shown that while diagnosis has increased over time, the actual percentage prevalence of autism has not risen.1 What is a tragedy is how underserved we are. I am …

Buffalo councilmember calls for collaboration to address mental health and drug abuse disorders

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo Common Councilmember is calling for collaboration to address mental health and drug abuse disorders following a recent police shooting. Buffalo Common Councilmember Christopher P. Scanlon filed a resolution Friday which directs council staff to create a detailed list of agencies and nonprofits in Erie County that address mental health, substance …

Google Alert – autism | Circa Nov 29, 2012

Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 10:00 PM | Google Alert - autism News10 new results for autismAutism risk may be revealed in babies' criesFox NewsBut the differences in the autistic babies' cries could probably not be detected by most people using their ears alone, so this is not something parents should listen for, Sheinkopf said. "We don't want parents to be anxiously …