Press Release: Judge Rotenberg Center Threatens NeuroClastic with Defamation Suit | #JRCSueMeToo

Neuroclastic: https://neuroclastic.com/ Note: The Judge Rotenberg Center has threatened Neuroclastic with a defamation lawsuit. Find out more at Neuroclastic (links below) and if able, please support their gofundme page. Tags seen: #JRCSueMetoo #StopTheShock #StopTheShocks JRC History Bearing Witness, Demanding Freedom: Judge Rotenberg Center Archive by Lydia X. Z. Brown. Press Release: Judge Rotenberg Center Threatens …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate: Autistic Conversion Therapy & Legislation Without Representation | Eve Reiland

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3BAks8aCWCbaxWyzoD33GU?si=JBAm_QERR8uucx1w408H9Q Podcast Episode 5: Autistic Conversion Therapy & Legislation Without Representation [Not An Exact Transcript] In this episode: Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in the news. News StoriesJRC History with Lydia X. Z. BrownASAN StatmentAutistic Women & Non-Binary Network (AWN) StatementCall-To-Action and walk-through on AutisticSciencePerson.com#StopTheShock Some Autistic Culture and Langauge … Talking Autistic Community & Autism …

Autism Is an Identity, Not a Disease: Inside the Neurodiversity Movement

by Katerine Reynolds Lewis   At first glance, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) annual gala in November looked like many a Washington, D.C., nonprofit fundraiser. Approaching the swank ballroom of a downtown hotel, I saw the standard check-in table by the door, and coat check nearby. But with my drink ticket, I received an …

Is surgically altering an autistic boy’s voice cruel or kind? | Salon.com | Circa September 28, 2013

A controversial surgery to reduce screaming draws critics -- but the boy's doctor says it's to help him MARY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 12:58AM (UTC) Two years ago, Vicki Hanegraaf’s son Kade was, as Dr. Seth Dailey wrote in his medical case report last March, "a 14-year-old boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder and vocal tics." …

: We Can’t Address Disability WIthout Addressing Race. Here’s Why | 2020

 by Lydia X. Z. Brown, autistic attorney and disability justice advocate. Like many autistic women and nonbinary people of color, I didn't find out I was autistic until many years after the average white autistic man usually does in early childhood. I was 13 instead of 3, and that's still actually quite early compared to …

Autistic Hoya: The Significance of Semantics: Person-First Language: Why It Matters

Thoughts on disability justice, neurodiversity, intersectional activism from Lydia Brown, queer, autistic, east asian activist, writer, public speaker   At the Adult Services Subcommittee's final meeting last Wednesday, much to do was made about semantic disagreements -- "ASD individual" versus "individual with ASD," and of course, the dreaded "person with autism" or "person who has …