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Confession – I Was An Autism Mom™

Originally posted on The Bullshit Fairy:
Well kind of. I tried to be. Because I thought that’s what you did when your child got diagnosed with Autism. I wore puzzle pieces proudly and fought like a warrior. But I never…

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Product Review: Turan (Aphrodite) Oil by Lykeia Botanica

I’m a big fan of customized oil blends for religious/devotional purposes, making them at home myself at times.  As such, I was thrilled to receive a tester of a lovely new oil for Turan (Etruscan name for Aphrodite). This devotional … Continue reading

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Why you need to stop using the puzzle piece to represent autistic people

I hate the puzzle piece. I hate it with every fiber of my being. Therefore, since in a lot of places it’s national autism awareness month, I’m going to write about why you shouldn’t use the p… Source: Why you … Continue reading

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Why I Left ABA

Originally posted on Socially Anxious Advocate:
Trigger Warning: ABA, ableism, institutionalized child abuse [Image Description: A bright red door with a brass knob and a faded mail slit. To its left, there is a long, dark windowpane with some decoration…

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ABA

Very important reading for anyone who loves an autistic for whom Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has been recommended.

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Autism Speaks – hate speech and eugenics

Originally posted on Crusading Against Hate: Why I #BoycottAutismspeaks:
Written by FoxTears Originally posted HERE If you’ve heard of autism, you’ve probably heard of Autism Speaks. For those who haven’t, they’re a USA-based “charity” (scare quotes entirely justified), and one…

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To Honor the Land is to Deal with the Dead

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
Some friends were having a discussion with Sannion last night and as I was passing through (swamped with preparations for my upcoming trip), he mentioned one of the things they were discussing and it…

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