Day: July 28, 2017

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- What do you think about support labels for Autistics? (low-support, medium-support, high-support)

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- What do you think about support labels for Autistics? (low-support, medium-support, high-support)

Anonymous asked: What do you think about support labels for Autistics? (low-support, medium-support, high-support)

Hi, anon. I think that support labels have the same inherent problems as “high functioning”, “low functioning”, and the like.

I personally don’t support or use any kind of ranked/hierarchal/linear functioning or support labels. In my mind, they are so subjective as to just not be useful.

What is “low support”? What is “high support”? Where does “medium” live? Every person you ask will

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Cbslocal.com: Healthy Brain Initiative Seeks Early Markers For Childhood Mental Disorders

Cbslocal.com: Healthy Brain Initiative Seeks Early Markers For Childhood Mental Disorders

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The largest comprehensive study of children’s brains was under way this week right in New York.

As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported Thursday, the Healthy Brain Initiative seeks to find early markers for diagnosing and managing mental health and learning disorders.

Many mental health and learning

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Buzzfeed.com: This Autistic Teenager Just Got His First Professional Haircut And It's A Huge Deal

Buzzfeed.com: This Autistic Teenager Just Got His First Professional Haircut And It's A Huge Deal

Kate said that because Aidan’s speech is somewhat limited, people don’t often talk to Aidan, and address her and her husband instead.

“He’s still a human being and he wants those connections and that respect, and Adam gave it to him,” she said.

Throughout the haircut, Murray would explain his next

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