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‘Do I look autistic yet?’ Campaign goes VIRAL as model lifts lid on life with autism

EXCLUSIVE: A CAMPAIGN to normalise autism has gone viral as a model who was diagnosed at age 23 after years of being fobbed off lifts the lid on life on the spectrum. Source: ‘Do I look autistic yet?’ Campaign goes VIRAL as model lifts lid on life with autism

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BadApple Book | To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and The Kindness of Machines (aka #boycottthisshit)

  “To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, And The Kindness of Machines” is a BadApple Book and on the Autistic #Boycott list. The story written by a Neurotypical mother of an Autistic Son promotes values that are harmful, and not supportive of Autistics. Demeaning, dehumanizing language was used in this book, and […]

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Don’t Mourn For Us, by Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

[This article was published in the Autism Network International newsletter, Our Voice, Volume 1, Number 3, 1993. It is an outline of the presentation Jim gave at the 1993 International Conference on Autism in Toronto, and is addressed primarily to parents.] Parents often report that learning their child is autistic was the most traumatic thing that […]

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I Got 2 Fidgi Pens in the Mail – Here Are My Thoughts | YouTube

Originally posted on Neurodivergent Rebel:
I got an exciting package in the mail recently. This week I talk about the Fidgi Pen​. https://youtu.be/i_6W8yJG01Q

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From Burden to Badass | Eve Reiland

 Published originally APRIL 10, 2016 on my personal blog, Quirkybirdwords.com. 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 […]

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AUTISM late DIAGNOSIS in adults | The Aspie World

A lot of people are now having a late diagnosis of Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome as adults. This is difficult for some people to know what to do after a diagnosis or how to get an autism diagnosis for an adult.   Like, comment and SUBSCRIBE to keep up to date with my videos.   […]

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Autism and Make-up | invisible i

  Not all disabilities are visible. My name is Katy and I have Asperger’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I try and post regular videos about my lifestyle and experiences whilst learning to live with my diversities and disabilities. Hope you come along for the ride! Disclaimer – I am not an expert and have no formal […]