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All Autistics Matter. All Of Them. | #AllAutistics | Eve Reiland

Description: Eve Reiland speaks on Tik Tok video about All Autistics Matter. Transcript: All Autistics matter. There’s a movement on social media that I’m seeing right now that’s separating the autistic population into two categories. Those categories are autistics who matter and autistics who don’t matter. Including myself there’s five Autistics in my immediate family. […]

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“Education is a matter of trust” (Clovis Unified District) | Circa June 6, 2009

Note: Found the Clovis Unified Story in my archives from 2009. Problems with Clovis Unified and special education goes back generations. … “Education is a matter of trust”(between Parents and Educators) Published online on Saturday, Jun. 06, 2009 By Tracy Correa / The Fresno Bee Parents and Clovis Unified School District officials are butting heads […]

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Thank You For Helping To Break The Myth, Fresno

Wow, I’ve been getting an incredible amount of feedback from the information shared to help break the myth about suicide and Autistics, also our homelessness crisis. I just want to say thank you to all of you who took the time to read and are now helping to break the myth here in the Fresno-area […]

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Open Letter To Fresno: Help Break The Myth About Autistics & Suicide

Good morning, I wanted to share some information about Autistic people and the crisis our population is facing with suicide, homelessness and lack of accessibility to services, support and care in the community.  Also, I’d like to specifically share the ‘Autism and Homelessness” toolkit .pdf created by multiple organizations, professionals and Autistics together in the […]

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Transgender and gender-diverse individuals are more likely to be autistic and report higher autistic traits | Circa August 7, 2020

Transgender and gender-diverse adults are three to six times more likely as cisgender adults (individuals whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth) to be diagnosed as autistic, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre. This research, conducted using data from over 600,000 adult individuals, […]

Human rights of people with autism not being met, leading expert tells United Nations | University of Cambridge | Circa March 31, 2017

The basic human rights of autistic people are not being met, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, a world expert on autism, told the United Nations in New York today, to mark Autism Awareness Week. In his keynote speech, Professor Baron-Cohen, Director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge, argued that even with the UN […]

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Autistic traits in adults who have attempted suicide | Circa June 7, 2019

Abstract Background An emerging literature suggests that autistic adults are at increased risk of experiencing suicidal thoughts, making suicidal plans and attempts, and dying by suicide. However, few studies have investigated whether autistic traits are related to suicidal behaviour. The current study examined autistic traits in a sample of adults who reported at least one […]