Archive | David Gray-Hammond | #ActuallyAutistic #AutisticHistory

David Gray-Hammond David Gray-Hammond is an Autistic person in recovery from addiction and psychosis. He is currently a children and young person’s mentor for Gecko Community CIO, where he supports neurodivergent young people with trauma and burnout. He is also working with Gecko to set up a project to support young substance users with matters …

Autism, scientology and the moonies | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa November 7, 2006

Introduction I never imagined when I started blogging about autism just how deep the rabbit hole of quackery went. It never ceases to amaze me how the relationships between some of the people deeply involved in the mercury militia start to unravel with some occasionally disturbing results. Over the last few weeks, I’ve come across …

Snapshot | Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Jun 14, 2008

Sat, Jun 14, 2008, 4:33 AM | Google News Alert for: autism Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carey on the Hunt to Cure AutismPress Release 365 (press release) - Miami,FL,USANEW YORK -- Autism has become the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States. With numbers on a steady rise, it has been estimated that ...See all stories on this topic Brain …

From Burden To Badass: How I Became An Activist & My First Vlog (circa 2014) | Eve Reiland

https://youtu.be/nHOwtRwtSDE My body was a coffin after the onset of Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures*, a mental condition, in 2010. It was a living breathing container for a dead person walking. Consciousness came with unending electric pain zapping through my limbs, back, head and left me exhausted and unable to do the basics of life — like get …

What does recovery look like from mental illness?

What does recovery look like from mental illness? First, there's no cure for mental illness and no remission. Also, there's no recovered -- but there is recovery. It's an active moment-by-moment effort with lots of supports, services and perhaps medication. There will be regression, relapse and the possibility of a future psychotic break and starting …