The Autistic Front | #DontFailDale [17.12.21]

https://youtu.be/DEdzVGwmPO8 Remember Dale? . . . https://youtu.be/KcJaJiI4Acs Dale was restrained for 6 minutes and is now suffering trauma and fears school. It’s no longer a safe space for him. Dale’s parents have struggled with the school system for IEP compliance, and other matters unacceptable for their child’s education. The U.S. Department of Education is investigating … Continue reading The Autistic Front | #DontFailDale [17.12.21]

Mom Demands Better For Her Bullied & Bloodied Autistic Son, And All Children| Colorado

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10100156415984973&set=a.524205902073.2050975.206201428 (If it is on your heart to share - please feel free to, we need to protect our students from bullying and raise awareness to the issues facing our at-risk students) My child is incredibly intelligent, funny, and wonderful. He also has high-functioning autism. Most people who interact with him would never recognize his … Continue reading Mom Demands Better For Her Bullied & Bloodied Autistic Son, And All Children| Colorado

The great Autism diagnosis cover up: How Health and Education are conspiring to fail Autistic children and their families | Kieran Rose

By Kieran Rose, Autistic Ambassador and author of The Autistic Advocate. "Health and Education Professionals in the UK are, on the whole, dangerously illiterate about Autism" If you live in the UK and you believe your child is Autistic or displays behaviours you cannot understand, who do you turn to? Kieran Rose, Autistic Ambassador   … Continue reading The great Autism diagnosis cover up: How Health and Education are conspiring to fail Autistic children and their families | Kieran Rose

An Autistic Children’s Librarian’s Take on To Siri with Love

Read more about To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines by Judith Newman and the online controversy surrounding it. To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines by Judith Newman was released on August 22nd.  An online controversy surrounding the book’s representation of autism … Continue reading An Autistic Children’s Librarian’s Take on To Siri with Love

Parents of Autistic Kids, We’re Here For You | Doug Waddell

  https://twitter.com/dougwaddell/status/940332507999932417     ‘Autistic Allies – Supporting Autistics to be Themselves’ and it’s accompanying group: ‘Autistic Allies’ This group is a mix of Autistic people and parents/carers of Autistic people.  Everyone there sees Autism as a positive thing, not something to be cured or ‘treated’, as it truly is as Neurodivergence. ‘A parenting and support group … Continue reading Parents of Autistic Kids, We’re Here For You | Doug Waddell