Day: July 1, 2017

Blog:Life Asper Margo- The F Word

Vulgarity is an abuse of language that serves multiple purposes: to emphasize meaning, attempt to impress (or oppress), and offend. People have often been shocked when they’ve witnessed me using colourful language; they don’t expect it from me. I was surprised myself when I found that many autistic advocates swear in their blogs (verbal and nonverbal alike). Maybe a part of it is because I internalized the infantilization of autistic people. Being gullible,

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Thenorthernecho.co.uk: Darlington's South Park awash with colour as hundreds doused in paint for autism awareness run

Thenorthernecho.co.uk: Darlington's South Park awash with colour as hundreds doused in paint for autism awareness run

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India.com: Researchers identify proteins that may help diagnose autism spectrum disorder!

India.com: Researchers identify proteins that may help diagnose autism spectrum disorder!

New York: Two proteins has been identified by scientists that may help diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially in boys, with 82 per cent accuracy.

Autism is a neuro-developmental disorder that is characterised by social interaction and communication challenges, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviour.

The findings was conducted

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- We're autistic, we're human, get used to it

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Some dehumanizing descriptions of autism are negative. For example, some people believe that we are incapable of love, or incapable of imagination, or incapable of understanding anything of importance.

Some dehumanizing descriptions of autism are positive. For instance, some people believe that we are incapable of lying, incapable of being manipulative, and that we always say exactly what we mean.

Autism doesn’t work that way. We are fully human, for better and for worse.

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Blog:Married: With Aspergers- Alexandra Leaving

I’d thought about leaving so many times. Going back through some old posts last night, even back to when I first started blogging, it was abundantly clear to me that I had been feeling depressed, lonely and trapped for years.

It was something I discussed occasionally with people I trusted. Not that I had many of those. But I was always more scared by the uncertainty of the unknown than I was of remaining somewhere

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Wxyz.com: Seaholm High School grad with autism gives inspiring graduation speech

Wxyz.com: Seaholm High School grad with autism gives inspiring graduation speech

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (WXYZ) – When you think about the high school students who normally speak at graduation, there’s usually the Valedictorian or the Star Student – those kind of achievers. But one young man broke the mold in Birmingham.

The first of four Seaholm High School graduation speeches delivered on June 4 was

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Wxyz.com: Person of the Week: Seaholm grad with autism gives inspiring graduation speech

Wxyz.com: Person of the Week: Seaholm grad with autism gives inspiring graduation speech

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (WXYZ) – When you think about the high school students who normally speak at graduation, there’s usually the Valedictorian or the Star Student – those kind of achievers. But one young man broke the mold in Birmingham.

The first of four Seaholm High School graduation speeches delivered on June 4 was

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