Proud Autistic!!!

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Eugenics seems like an obvious eventuality

When you have an Autism One mentality

People say nah it’s getting better

 

But they didn’t see the Autism Speaks campaign

With the missing letter

The letter was I

As if I do not exist

 

They don’t see what we’re seeing

Don’t hear what we’re hearing

 

Don’t live what we’re living

Don’t give what we’re giving

 

The strength it takes to live as we do

Treated as epidemics called lepers

Puzzle pieces blue

Sound the alarms

Apparently

We will over run your life

Break up your home

Ruin your finances

Take your wife!

 

Called ...

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‘It’s An Autism Thing ….I’ll Help You Understand It’

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‘It’s An Autism Thing ….I’ll Help You Understand It’ and why I wrote it.

When I was diagnosed with Aspergers two years ago I felt relieved, jubilant and sad all at the same time.

Relieved because I now knew myself, I could understand so much more about myself. There were a lot of ‘ahh!’ Moments to look back on!

Jubilant because I now knew I wasn’t crazy or a complete misfit, I was part of a neurodiverse community that helped me be proud ...

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Why do children W-sit?

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Why do children W-sit?

W sitting can be a sign of low muscle tone as it requires less muscle strength and is therefore easier to balance. They W-sit because it is easier for them, and they can get away with playing on the floor without having to cross the mid-line. It takes a massive amount of core strength to sit “criss-cross applesauce” or other ways of sitting on the floor in where you can rotate your trunk and cross the mid-line ...

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Never

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Never – By Anonymous

I`m working towards being able to express some of the things that have happened to me and shaped what I became today. Concentrating on expressing my visualisation in words held back the meltdown. This is an expression of what the years between a visit to a child psychologist and puberty, when I discovered anger and defiance could keep me alive & moving, were like.

I`m standing in my mind. Small, insignificant, a part of the endless firmament surrounding, ...

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Scattering versus lining up.

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Scattering versus lining up.

You’ve hit up the Internet and every book you can read, you are pretty positive your child’s autistic BUT one of the main behaviours always listed in the checklists you’ve seen is lining up.

You have ticked off repetitive play, you’ve realised all the times you thought your child standing in the playhouse at nursery washing up in the sink where there happened to be other children was not playing with them, it was playing alongside them.

It’s quite ...

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I’m sorry but I’m not sorry.

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I’m sorry but I’m not sorry.

Remember when you were a child? And you’d be at play group or nursery and another child would snatch something from you and you’d hit them?

Or in primary a child would call you a name and you’d call them one back then they’d run to the teacher crying?

Then the teachers and your parents would make you say sorry, and most of the time you were not sorry at all? But you were made to parrot ...

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More Bleachers found out!

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In the media again….

Another time for the Police to be involved. How on earth to the NAS possibly stand by their claim that they are not seeing any increase in the UK. Sounds like they have their heads in the sand to me.

Well done again Emma Dalmayne, you continue to work so hard for us. Thankyou.

http://www.dover-express.co.uk/Bleach-cure-autism/story-28401092-detail/story.html

 

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To The Unrecognised…We Are One.

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To The Unrecognised…We Are One.

 

As an Autistic diagnosed with Aspergers a year and a half ago I remember how it felt to not have a diagnosis.

I seemed to need that written affirmation as to who I was, and while I’m happy I have my diagnosis I often wonder if it would have made such a difference to me if the neurotypical psych in the office had have not recognised me as an Autistic.

If I had answered the tick list differently ...

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