What The Autism Warrior Mom & #ActuallyAutistic Conversation Looks Like via John Greally

Autism Warrior Mom: No one is going to tell me my child's autism was not caused by mercury. Autistics: ʀᴇᴍᴏᴠᴇᴅ, ɪᴛ ᴡᴀsɴ'ᴛ Autism Warrior Mom: I know now, it was caused by Thimerosal adjuvants in vaccines. Autistics: ᴛᴏᴏᴋ ɪᴛ ᴏᴜᴛ, ɴᴏᴘᴇ Autism Warrior Mom: It was caused by vaccine reaction. Autistics: ᴜɴᴠᴀᴄᴄɪɴᴀᴛᴇᴅ sᴀᴍᴇ ʀᴀᴛᴇ, ɴᴏᴘᴇ …

As Seen On Facebook | The mix on the autistic spectrum isn’t some divisive spread… – Âûtistic News Feed

The mix on the autistic spectrum isn't some divisive spread of made-up un-scientific imposed labels....... it's more a wheel of mobile and differing impacts and advantages unique to each individual. The flat-line left-to-right spectrum is simply a device used by parents and others mainly to compete for attention for themselves or to justify turpentine, bashing, …

Autism itself does not directly affect how long we live | John Greally

Autism itself does not directly affect how long we live. Nor does being left-handed or red-haired, despite myths from last century. And yet autistics fall well short of "three score and ten" on average in every single study: -- 36 said the USA/CDC Large Study -- 39 said the Australian Govt epidemiologists --54.5 said the …

Judge sides with school that uses electric shocks on its students w/Note via John Greally

Content Warning: Triggering comments from parents that are pro the electro-shocking torture of autistics. Parents of children attending the Judge Rotenberg Center are today celebrating a lower probate and family court ruling that their autistic children can continue to be shocked dozens of times each day, each time "as a last resort". Parents in their …

#AutisticActivists Report | TAC Founder, John Greally, Reports From NZ on Nikki Osborne Front

John Greally Reports:  ( 7Hrs Ago At Time of This Post) I got six people to write, mentioning their roles and work for autistics and parents also, to My Special Child, recommending 5 autistic speakers in place of Nikki, and for a lower fee no doubt too. They responded just now with the same message to …

Do Some Autistics Find An Affinity With Learning Language or Languages? | John Greally

Brief answer: There is a phenotype of autism, a subtype, who find learning languages less challenging than most humans do. Even enjoy such learning. Long Long Answer: There is a type of autistic more likely to end up a polyglot, able to learn and/or speak/write many languages with some extra ease, even facile ease. This …