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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why My Dealings with Autism Speaks is Personal

Most autistics downright hate Autism Speaks. Most that I have talked to have not have personal dealings with them like I have. I have been asked multiple times to tell my story, so here it is. My first autie diagnosis was when my nine year old was three. I brought him to the neurologist I […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Being Autistic and having PCOS

I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in 2005. This was when I was having a hard time getting pregnant. PCOS is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections […]

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Government faces prosecution over human rights of autistic youngsters | Daily Mail Online

Dannielle Attree from Kent was taken to a hospital’s assessment and treatment where doctors told her mother Andrea she would be there for two days. But she is still there three years later. Source: Government faces prosecution over human rights of autistic youngsters | Daily Mail Online

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FOUND: Autistic 12-year-old who went missing in Anaheim is found – Orange County Register

He had last been seen at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Harbor Boulevard and Katella Avenue area. Police later described him as safe. Source: Autistic 12-year-old who went missing in Anaheim is found – Orange County Register