Inventing And Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic

By Eve Reiland Remember the Autism Epidemic predicted in the late 90s? Autism was touted as a public health crisis by non-Autistic founders of autism organizations and parent advocates. Autism wasn’t a commonly-known diagnosis in that era, and most folk’s experience with autism was from watching the 1988 movie “Rain Man” starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom …

Autistic Community Voices: Creating Autistic Suffering, ASAN Statement, Autistic Routines & More | May 19, 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices These things are not luxuries By Julia Bascom at Just Stimming … Historically, Washington, DC has only provided home and community-based services (HCBS) to people with developmental disabilities who also have an intellectual disability. This year, DC is joining most of the rest of the country in expanding eligibility to include …

Autistic Parent Or Parenting An Autistic? Some Great Articles To Read … | May 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices This list is created with the articles of Autistic Parents and Parents of Autistics. https://thinkingautismguide.com/2022/01/autism-checklist-of-doom.html Autism Checklist of DOOM TPGA By Shannon Rosa and Autistic Science Person at TPGA@ShannonRosa and @AutSciPerson If you are a parent or caregiver for an autistic person—a child, or an adult—we beg you to consider our Autism Checklist …

Autistic Voices: From Mental Health And The Neurodiversity Paradigm To Autistic Burnout

Autistic & Divergent Voices http://emergentdivergence.com/2022/05/09/mental-health-and-the-neurodiversity-paradigm/ Mental health and the neurodiversity paradigm By David Gray-Hammond at Emergent Divergence When considering the landscape of mental health, we also have to consider the normalisation of stigma and the dehumanisation of those who are struggling.…. Read More >> https://thinkingautismguide.com/2022/05/son-rise-aba-and-the-problems-of-the-autism-therapy-industry.html SON-RISE, ABA, AND THE PROBLEMS OF THE AUTISM THERAPY INDUSTRY By …

Autistic & Divergent Voices: From Autistic While Black In The UK To “I Might Be Autistic” | May 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices https://neuroclastic.com/i-might-be-autistic-exploring-and-accepting-my-autism/ I might be Autistic: Exploring and accepting my autism Neuroclastic: https://neuroclastic.com/ By Monetta at Neuroclastic I was sitting in the front seat of my then-boyfriend’s car when he looked over at me and said, “Sometimes I think you might be autistic.” I said, “I could be.” I did not know then …

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 …