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
We will over run your life
Break up your home
Ruin your finances
Take your wife!
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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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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.
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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 ...Continue Reading →
It is with great pleasure that I have seen a bleacher raided in the last few days. Their supply of MMS has been confiscated and hopefully this will keep her poor child safe, at least over the Christmans period.
This has made The Times. Unfortunately I can only share a screenshot to the story as you need to subscrive to access it on the site.
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A shutdown in motion
We often read of the classic autistic shutdown, the feeling of moving through space with no gravity weightless and ungrounded.
The need to sleep and not feel, not be connected to anything is a self defence mechanism that is employed unwillingly by us when there’s to much stimuli and upset around us.
But what does an autistic do when they cannot shutdown?
I often feel a shutdown approaching, a dreamlike state of detachment to my surroundings but if I am ...Continue Reading →
***content warning*** contains sexual references
Sex and Âûtism. A Reality Check. – By Elinor Broadbent
One of the most common questions I am asked when people find out I am autistic AND I have kids is “but how do you have sex if you don’t like touch?!” Followed closely by the statement “I thought you people didn’t like sex”.
Well dears just like everyone else, some people like sex, some love it and others have no need for it. Yep, we are just ...Continue Reading →