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.

With a ...

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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.

It’s always a nice experience ...

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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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A Blaze of Gold

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A Blaze of Gold

As an individual with Aspergers  and children on the wonderfully neurodiverse spectrum I feel I must speak out on the subject of combating autism.

Why is it when I inform people of the fact my children have autism I am immediately offered unwanted advice, apologies and pity?

The media thats why. The scaremongering by companies like autism speaks depicting families with autism as tragic, at a loss and with a child ...

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Eminem And Aspergers

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Eminem And Aspergers.

Eminem has disclosed in his song ‘Wicked ways’ that he has Aspergers.

The song which appeared on his album Marshall Mathers Lp 2 has the lyrics:

IMG_7985Ever heard of Aspergers? Its a rare condition,

Its what you’re suffering from when you simply don’t care if its an 80 degree day

And theres no frickin air ...

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The Dark Side Of FB ‘Support’ Groups.

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The Dark Side of Advocacy – Bill Appleton

I’m a member of two FB Autism Support groups. One UK based, secret, administrated 24/7 by a dedicated worldwide team, and the other one.

The other one doesn’t have a great reputation in the Autistic Community, being known as “Hell Group” by many, “The Big Group” by some.  I call it The Dark Side. It’s not a nice place if you’re an Autistic Adult with an opinion, an argument or experience ...

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Thinking Of Home Education?

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Thinking Of Home Education?

When I first had my youngest son I had never considered home education. I thought to do it you had to be rich or have some sort of formal training.

It was something that had not even entered my mind, as far as I knew your child had to start nursery, then they had to start school.

That was that.

My son changed all that.

He ...

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