Autism Awareness Month is almost over. Does that mean that the rest of the world will revert back to a … More
Tag: civil rights
Autistic children have the right to an Open Future
First, please allow me to say that I personally know many wonderful blog-writers who are also parents, grandparents, or other … More
Asperger’s / autism, genetics, & MIT ~ Part 4: A (mistaken) “utopia”
So MIT wants to erase autism. What would the leftover world look like?
Asperger’s / autism, genetics, & MIT ~ Part 3: The Lernaean Hydra
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has received $20 million to establish a brand-spankin’-new autism research wing. This is deeply … More
Asperger’s / autism, genetics, & MIT ~ Part 1: Consent?
Upon learning that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) had established a shiny, spankin’ new $20-million-dollar autism research wing, I … More
Seeking official #autism diagnosis in the United States may get (much?) riskier…
If you live in the United States and you… are currently self-diagnosed/self-assessed as autistic but are considering or wanting to … More
An Aspie/autistic’s Bill of Rights
Autism/Asperger’s is a human rights issue. Myths, misconceptions, and outright lies continue to surround our neuro-type. I’ve written (a lot) … More
Star-shaped peg in a square-pegged world – Part 3: Cure, prevention, and eugenics
I don’t want to delve too far into “us vs them-ness” (although I’m not sure I can help it, at … More
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