Tagged: self-esteem

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Preparing for the Future

Home » Posts tagged: “self-esteem” 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...

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Tokenism Hurts Everyone

Home » Posts tagged: “self-esteem” 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 the time,...

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Please Use the Side Entrance

Home » Posts tagged: “self-esteem” Let’s talk about middle school. Let’s talk about Daniel’s upcoming middle school. Let’s talk about arguments I’ve heard that support Daniel’s upcoming middle school. Let’s talk about how you can...

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Did you know….

Home » Posts tagged: “self-esteem” 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 Autistic people?...

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“Because I’m stupid?”

Home » Posts tagged: “self-esteem” Tomorrow is the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (and my birthday). We are also celebrating the 5 year anniversary of the ADA Amendments Act which was particularly...

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On Being Disabled

Home » Posts tagged: “self-esteem” 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 since graduating...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Home » Posts tagged: “self-esteem” I’d like to say Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers. For those that don’t have Thanksgiving, I’d still like to extend to you an invitation to celebrate it. Thanksgiving,...