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The Good Doctor Steps Forward. Now Let’s Take Another Step.

Originally posted on Cambria's Big Fat Autistic Blog:
Now, I’ve had time to process the fact that “The Good Doctor” has taken a step forward: in the hiring of an actually autistic actor. To be blunt, he played the patient of the day. It’s really good, guys. I am happy you’ve hired somebody who…

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Harry Potter Fans Are More Likely to Be Tolerant, Science Says | Time

By Lindsay Dodgson / Business Insider November 20, 2017 Harry Potter was a massive part of the childhoods of millions of people. Even if you’re not part of the cult following, it’s unlikely you’ve been able to avoid the franchise completely. As it turns out, growing up with Harry Potter might have made you a […]

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MACKLEMORE FEAT KESHA – GOOD OLD DAYS (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) – YouTube

via (275) MACKLEMORE FEAT KESHA – GOOD OLD DAYS (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) – YouTube

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‘Horizon Zero Dawn,’ ‘Zelda,’ ‘Mario’ Top List of Game Award Nominees

Each game is nominated for six awards via ‘Horizon’, ‘Zelda’, ‘Mario’ Tie For Most Game Award Noms – Rolling Stone

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Take a Pledge | Support Autistics Now #TheAutisticUnion

Take a Pledge | We Need Your Help. Autism Acceptance must include Autistic culture, community and history. We embrace Autism as a neuro-social difference. We support Autistic  people and their opportunity to live a healthy, happy and productive life. This includes rigorous scientific approaches to co-occurring conditions. We believe that Autistics have a right to […]

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Petition: Protect Young Viewers from Suicide

Since March 2017, Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why has been trending among young audiences across the globe. In May, it was even renewed for a second season. Physical and Mental health professionals and advocates worry that the show’s depiction of a teen ending her life could have a contagion effect — meaning the show could result in more […]

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#AutisticSilencer | William Shatner

Eve’s personal note: I believe this is a good example of Autistic communications with uninformed Neurotypical advocates. I’m told I speak plain and direct. I know often I present facts and it’s received by a neurotypical as an emotion. Yes, I have emotion, because the facts piss me off. No, my mind is not going […]