Tagged: Advocacy

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It Would Be Easier to Say “No”

As the new school year begins, so does our never ending battle to have teachers, coaches and administrators have high expectations for the boys. They’re entering 7th and 8th grade. Once again, the 8th grader...

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Preparing for the Future

CW: ABA, Pseudoscience I want to address the autistic community today. Not allies.. Not the parent community. Just the autistic people who believe in autism acceptance.. neurodiversity principles… the social model of disability. I’ve been...

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Things I’ve Learned about Gaslighting

Trigger/content warning: childhood abuse, politics, gaslighting (Not about autism!) This week was the US inauguration of the 45th president. Aerial photographs have been used by both “sides” to highlight the attendance. One photo graph from the...

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Autistic Activism in the Babywearing World

As many of you know, I haven’t done a lot of activism-y type stuff since leaving ASAN. Well, a couple of months ago a company called Butterfly Kisses Baby Boutique had been approached to design...

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Stop Making Things Harder

This weekend, suddenly, it hit me how bad things have gotten. I’m beyond stressed and functioning at the bare minimum. I’ve started this blog post 5 times over the past week and a half in...