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Don’t tell Autistic people we’re over-reacting to @AutismSpeaks | Eve Reiland

When Autistics tell people about Autism Speaks … yeah, we get a lot of backlash. Don’t tell Autistic people we’re over-reacting … not with @AutismSpeaks. Don’t tell us that our ‘opinions’ are harsh. Guess what, this isn’t about opposing ‘opinions.’ This is about civil and human rights of a minority population: Autistic people. Still don’t […]

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Mental Illness Stigma Hurts Like Racism

Hey, want to share a little something about this photo. I took this of myself to try and see my face and see what suicide compulsion looked like. This is that photo. I posted it on Facebook, curious of if it’s visible to others. Interesting many responses (not just on FB) were to smile. I’m […]