Meltdown: The Aftershock

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Meltdown: The Aftershock

Did you know that even though a meltdown has finished, the shock to the system can still affect the individual for days afterwards?

Let’s go through briefly what a meltdown is…

It’s a loss of control, an overwhelming feeling of rage that can envelope you to the point of no longer being aware what you are saying or doing.

A person in meltdown mode has hit the point of no return and full fight or ...

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Emma Dalmayne – The Truth

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Emma Dalmayne – The Truth

 

Emma Dalmayne is an Autistic woman, with 6 kids, all she feels are neurologically different.

Emma has the unique ability of being able to explain in amazing detail aspects of her autistic traits, coping mechanisms and how to manage life.  This incredible talent, along with her brilliant writing skills has helped countless parents, and therefore their autistic ...

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Some Well-meaning advice…

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Well-meaning advice to an Autistic Child.

 

I sat up late one night to write the letter you are about to read. I should have gone to bed, but an impassioned plea from a Mother whose child was having difficulties at school with his peers prevented me from being able to sleep. The words “I hate it when I’m being autistic” made my eyes fill up, and I reacted with all the usual common sense of unregulated compulsion, ...

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Was Marilyn Monroe Autistic?

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Was Marilyn Monroe Autistic?

Marilyn was born Norma Jean Mortenson and lived mostly in orphanages due to her mothers mental health problems.

She married aged 17 to a young man named Jim Dougherty, she enjoyed young married life and loved cooking peas and carrots together because of the colours! The marriage didn’t last as Jim  didn’t approve of his wife’s blossoming modelling career.

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Lovaas Applied Behavioural Analysis

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Lovaas Applied Behavioural Analysis

An Autistic View

Therapies are calling themselves ABA in order to get paid by insurance companies that will only fund ABA.

So we have Feeding therapy, Play therapy and Music Therapy masquerading as ABA.

True ABA was invented by Lovaas who believed a harsh repetitive regime would force children to blend in with neurotypical society.

Parents are told as soon as their child is diagnosed as autistic that ...

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Autism and Visual Perception

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Have you ever wondered why you’re child squints to look at things? Or tilts they’re head to an angle to look at something?

If a visit to the optician has ruled out any visual problems then it is more likely to do with the way they are processing the information being taken through the eyes and transmitted to the brain.

My daughter always has had a problem with things moving past her rapidly.

In ...

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From The Autism Community To CD Autism.

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From The Autism Community To CD Autism.

I wanted to send a message to the parents, the self proclaimed ‘ Warrior Moms’ who say they are ‘ Combating  Autism’ and bleaching the child they gave birth to.

The child they nurtured in they’re womb, then they heard the word ‘ Autism’.

Suddenly the child they had cherished was a problem to be fixed, and they literally launched war on they’re own children.

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Bullying and Communication

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Bullying and Communication – By Bill Appleton

“We don’t have a bullying problem”. I looked at my wife, turned back to the acting Headmistress of the school we were checking out for our little boy and said “Thank you very much, we’re done.” I fought for, and got him a place in a village school, where the Headmistress was considerably more pragmatic- “We don’t like bullying here, and will try to intervene when we know it is happening.”

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That’s My DJ

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Cindy Mahew On That’s My DJ.

 

Cindy Mahew is active on the autism scene and a driven advocate, so much so she has got  to the point of writing about her experience as a mother to her Autistic son named DJ.

I contacted her after seeing the online media speaking about the publication and details of how to purchase a cope will be attached if you wish to get one.

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On Daniel Smith

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After this news hit the media the reaction has been a mix of jubilation mixed with angst that it was for a short period of time.

The first conviction for the distribution of MMS is regardless a triumph for all who oppose MMS being used as a ‘ Cure’, it’s unscientifically proven, unregulated and is causing pain and suffering to thousands of autistic children and vulnerable adults globally.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  CIV

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, ...

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