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Remembering My Autistic Self

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) My advocacy… my activism… Well, it’s kind of been non-existent. It’s been bothering me for a while. I keep talking to a few friends about it. And I...

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Tokenism Hurts Everyone

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) It was 5-6 years ago when I got a phone call from someone. They were discussing the merits of “working from the inside” to change an organization. At...

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Autism Rates (Revisited)

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) (Originally posted as a Facebook post; reposting here nearly a month after the fact so that the information is easily linkable) I want to direct everyone’s attention to...

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Did you know….

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) Did you know… ….tomorrow starts Autism “Awareness” month? ….Wednesday is World Autism Awareness Day? ….that the messages that came out of last week’s prevalence rates are damaging to...

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1 in 68 with 1:5 girl-boy

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) Another CDC post to add to your mix… forgive me… CDC release CDC Surveillance Summary I want to state two things before I get into what I’m actually...

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Event Planning for Autistics

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) One of my new favorite pages on Facebook is Parenting Autistic Children with Love & Acceptance. There’s a lot of great information, but also, you get to ask...

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ASA Conference – 2013

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) I mentioned a few posts (months) back that I’d be presenting at the ASA conference this year. Well, we are a week away, and I will admit that...

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On Being Disabled

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) This is an emotional subject for me. I don’t typically like to think about it as it hurts. In my nearly 28 yrs living, or the 10 years...

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Potty Training

Home » Posts tagged: “autistic” (Page 2) What I’ve learned… ‘All children are different.’ This one seems pretty self explanatory. But in my case, my son seems to be different than ALL children. Peer pressure...