Category Archives: Society

US Autism Caucus activist directory

Yesterday in a Twitter chat with Lynne Soraya (you can visit Lynne on¬†Twitter or Facebook), several of us were discussing how to compile a directory of the US legislators involved with the Autism Speaks to Washington event. Many of us … Continue reading

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Paradigms and puzzle pieces

I’ve been lucky enough in my lifetime to witness sweeping cultural changes with respect to race and gender equality.¬† Part of this was the changing larger cultural context of the times in which I grew up and part of it … Continue reading

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Free Range Aspergian vs. Aspergian

Possible Trigger Warning: Discussion of societal prejudices, factory farming, incarceration. The Free Range Meme & the Asperger’s Community This post continues a discussion from a post I made to ThAutcast’s Facebook page. Originally the post title was “What does ‘Free … Continue reading

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What not to celebrate

Trigger warning: ableism, bigotry, bullying, callous disregard for others, dehumanization, forced isolation Sorry to dredge up something from last year, but dissecting this cadaver in the name of science will do much to advance our understanding of mental illness and … Continue reading

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