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Autistic History Month 2017: Link Compilation

Originally posted on Our Autistic History (Month):
Compiled by Kit Mead This is a link compilation of posts about autistic history, whether general autism history or personal autism history, and foundational/influential pieces. Some of these links may contain information that is “dated” or they may have occasional iffy content. 2017 Autism’s Lost Generation (2015 Atlantic…

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SPARK! This Shit | Autistic Ambassadors & Activists of #TheAutisticUnion Respond

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
To Date:  SPARK is a company collecting a huge number of DNA samples from Autistics to figure out how to stop Autism or stop Autistics.  Recently Spark Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Sarah Elliott Carpenter, requested to advertise in the Autistic Worldwide Collective private group on Facebook.  John Greally,…

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SPARK! This Shit | Autistic Ambassadors & Activists of #TheAutisticUnion Respond

To Date:  SPARK is a company collecting a huge number of DNA samples from Autistics to figure out how to stop Autism or stop Autistics.  Recently Spark Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Sarah Elliott Carpenter, requested to advertise in the Autistic Worldwide Collective private group on Facebook.  John Greally, Autistic Ambassador (NZ), communicates with Spark, discusses their anti-autistic […]

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Seeking Autistic Sensory Survival Kit Donations | #TheAutisticUnion

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
Help Autistics in your community today. Tis the Season! Autistics must manage increased social interactions, sensory overload, and abrupt routine change to enjoy the family holidays. This becomes more complicated when travel and overnights from home are in the plans. Often Autistics are challenged with an entirely new sensory…

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Seeking Autistic Sensory Survival Kit Donations | #TheAutisticUnion

Help Autistics in your community today. Tis the Season! Autistics must manage increased social interactions, sensory overload, and abrupt routine change to enjoy the family holidays. This becomes more complicated when travel and overnights from home are in the plans. Often Autistics are challenged with an entirely new sensory experience to regulate. This can be […]

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How the Fashions of the 1960s Reflected Social Change

In the 1960s, the fashion world turned “topsy-turvy,” as TIME noted in 1967. Nearly every aspect of that revolutionary decade, from the civil-rights movement to the space race, was somehow reflected in the clothing worn by American women. The book Mod New York: Fashion Takes a Trip, which is being released in coordination with a show of the same […]

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A Dairy Queen Manager Is Facing More Charges After a Teen Employee’s Suicide

(KANSAS CITY) — More charges have been filed against the former manager of a small-town Missouri Dairy Queen accused of bullying a teenage employee so relentlessly that he killed himself. A special prosecutor filed an amended criminal complaint Monday against Harley Branham, 22, of Fayette. It adds two counts each of aggravated stalking, third-degree assault […]