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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 […]

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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 […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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Shocking Way To Treat Autistic & Disabled Man | FB: Âûtistic Spectrum New Zealand

Source: Âûtistic Spectrum New Zealand  https://www.facebook.com/groups/asnzgroups/permalink/20912251644935 Hilary Stace May 20 at 12:57pm Poor Ashley and his parents. Battling the system for years. Just a shocking way to treat a disabled man who has done nothing wrong. Comments John Greally When A, R, C, or M get black eyes, cracked teeth, bleeding noses, complex multiple fractures, smashed […]

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Mass murder in US schools demands action | John Greally

Mass murder in US schools demands action against appalling gun access ease, high levels of bullying with utterly failed anti-bullying policies, widespread exclusion of anyone with a difference, hatred for diversity in all it’s glorious world-benefiting forms, and the stigmatizing of mental ill-health that serves to only deepen consequences for all. But….. it’s not an […]

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How To End The Autism Epidemic: WHO IS J.B. HANDLEY? TIME TO REMEMBER. | John Greally

WHO IS HANDLEY. TIME TO REMEMBER.   By John Greally, The Autistic Cooperative Founder REMEMBER that Handley was the other founder of Jenny McCarthy’s cult-like ‘Generation Rescue’… sent to do a job by A$ founders as they shied away from mercury/vaccine talk to protect their position in the science establishment, protect the funding they receive […]