Day: December 23, 2017

Blog:The Other Side- A recovering neurotypical… #autism

Blog:The Other Side- A recovering neurotypical… #autism

A post in which I write about late autism diagnosis and masking. I speak only for myself (as ever). Some autistics are not able to mask, and others may not unmask in the ways I describe. 

I’m more than a little wary of making an analogy between the unmasking process in adult autism, and addiction. It’s not the same thing at all – and yet the demands to perform neurotypicality are both toxic and

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Indiatimes.com: Brushing away autism stereotypes

Indiatimes.com: Brushing away autism stereotypes

Panaji: Sanjna Srikanth, a young Bengaluru-based artist, is like no other girl her age. She has been raising money for charities through the sale of her paintings from the time she was only a teenager. Sanjna’s paintings have toured the World Economic Forum, and, in 2014, she received the International

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Popsugar.com: This Touching Moment Between Santa and a Little Boy With Autism Is Christmas Magic

Popsugar.com: This Touching Moment Between Santa and a Little Boy With Autism Is Christmas Magic

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The opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap and ask for that coveted toy is something many kids look forward to every year. But between the noise, the line, and the strangers, this annual tradition can cause great anxiety for some children with autism — until Santa comes to the

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Thescottishsun.co.uk: Furious parents claim teacher gave autistic boy, seven, a dog biscuit as reward for good behaviour …

Thescottishsun.co.uk: Furious parents claim teacher gave autistic boy, seven, a dog biscuit as reward for good behaviour …

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They have lodged a formal complaint at the school in northern Scotland, also claiming that one of the teacher’s colleagues choked their son by his shirt collar

A TEACHER is accused of handing an autistic boy of seven a dog biscuit as a reward for good behaviour.

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Psychcentral.com: Do I Have Autism?

Psychcentral.com: Do I Have Autism?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always felt empty and vacant. It’s not that empty feeling one gets when they feel like they lost all purpose in life. It’s almost like being numb in the mind. I am not sad or depressed. Depersonalisation happens to people who

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Lohud.com: Rockland Scholar-Athlete: TZ's Trinity Lundemo is fast afoot and fast to help others

Lohud.com: Rockland Scholar-Athlete: TZ's Trinity Lundemo is fast afoot and fast to help others

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Tappan Zee High School Trinity Lundemo talks about her community activism and how it helps her on the track team. Ricky Flores/lohud

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Trinity Lundemo from Tappan Zee High School on Dec. 20, 2017.(Photo: Ricky Flores/The Journal News)Buy Photo

She isn’t the fastest athlete. Not even on

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Sootoday.com: Buck-a-tire returns to OK Tire

Sootoday.com: Buck-a-tire returns to OK Tire

NEWS RELEASEOK TIRE*************************The Buck-a-Tire campaign returned this year and OK Tire was excited to help another local and worthy cause. Last winter season OK Tire was able to donate $1500 to the Autism Ontario Sault Ste. Marie chapter! A small but mighty local chapter of parents and other advocates that volunteer their time

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Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: Northern Ireland boy banned from Santa trip gets a VIP visitor

Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: Northern Ireland boy banned from Santa trip gets a VIP visitor

Northern Ireland boy banned from Santa trip gets a VIP visitor

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A young boy whose school said he couldn’t attend a Santa trip because of his behavioural issues has finally met Father Christmas.

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-boy-banned-from-santa-trip-gets-a-vip-visitor-36432639.html

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A young boy whose school said he couldn’t attend a Santa trip

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