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Themighty.com: How My Autism Made Me Vulnerable to Sexual Assault

Themighty.com: How My Autism Made Me Vulnerable to Sexual Assault

Editor’s Note: If you’ve experienced sexual abuse or assault, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.

The last few months have seen a media explosion of pain, confession, opinion and counter-opinion in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations. The various articles

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Themighty.com: What It's Like Living With Both OCD and Autism

Themighty.com: What It's Like Living With Both OCD and Autism

Editor’s note: If you struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741-741. To find help visit International OCD Foundation’s website.

My obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) reared its head around 9. It started with every “bad”

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Themighty.com: Former Board Member of Autism Advocacy Group Charged With Abusing Her Autistic Son

Themighty.com: Former Board Member of Autism Advocacy Group Charged With Abusing Her Autistic Son

A former board member of the Kalamazoo Battle Creek Autism Society in Michigan is facing charges of child abuse against her 16-year-old nonverbal, autistic son.

The investigative team at WWMT, a local news channel in Michigan, obtained footage from the police that appears to show Fielding hitting and cursing at

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Themighty.com: Parents Are Outraged by Note Telling Mom of a Kid With a Disability to 'Keep Son Away' From Friend

Themighty.com: Parents Are Outraged by Note Telling Mom of a Kid With a Disability to 'Keep Son Away' From Friend

Update: The Mighty spoke to a source familiar with the matter who said the letter was removed after criticism online and not, as some commenters have suggested, because the letter is a hoax. As of right now, there appears to be no evidence that the letter is fake.

Many parents

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