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Kay is on Patreon Jun 15
I just read a parent saying "I've listened to adults about how ABA feels and so I won't do that with my son." And I started crying in a restaurant.
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autistictic Jun 16
Public Service Announcement: The hashtag is to be put into tweets ONLY by autistic people. It exists SPECIFICALLY to identify yourself as being autistic so we can find each other without having to wade through tweet after tweet of harm posted by non-autistics.
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Erin Ekins Jun 16
My controversial opinion of the day is that every should have a designated quiet/safe area as a basic requirement. Because and other neurodivergent queers exist.
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Antonette๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŽƒ Jun 13
Anti-vaxxers: Autistic people are zombies, injured, an epidemic, mentally r-slur etc.... people: That's a pretty ableist tweet Anti-vaxxer: OMG! Stop name-calling! This is hate speech!
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suzy ~ autism feels like Jun 8
Erm, can we talk dating after diagnosis?? what point into the dating process do you let someone know about your autism, adhd or other neuro type? ๐Ÿค” has anyone run a mile after being told?
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Ryan Hendry Jun 10
Any other folks find it difficult to cope with warm/stuffy environments? Iโ€™m currently in work and the aircon isnโ€™t working properly, making the office a bit stuffy and Iโ€™m down nearly 75% on my processing and general functioning ability.
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Pete Wharmby Jun 11
How many followers of mine have had a full on autistic burnout? I'm trying to get my head around it and am very interested in rates of recovery. Anyone got any info?
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Lucy Clapham 17h
I am and I support . She is raising important and no-one should be cruel to her.
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Ryan Hendry Jun 16
This evening Iโ€™ve just seen yet another example of why I very rarely use the hashtag and want nothing to do with it anymore. The hashtag was a great idea, but it has now morphed into some sort of club that has aggressive doorkeepers
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Neurodivergent Rebel ๐Ÿง  ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Jun 13
who were late discovered - WHY do you think your autistic nature went "undetected" for so long?
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๐ŸŒˆ Steve Asbell is Stimming Jun 15
Hey , why are you partnering with Autism Speaks when the founder of Pokemon was autistic... and autistic people are almost entirely AGAINST Autism Speaks? Please respond, as weโ€™re pretty concerned about it.
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The Aspergian dot Com Jun 10
When Leo Yeats started a local support group for autistics, he learned some things about the differences between autistic communication & non-autistic. Here are his observations and tips for bridging communication gaps
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ivan 22h
I really donโ€™t like how people treating other in tag. it mean and cruel to atteck a grieving mother. I donโ€™t give a rats ass if they have autism or not. a parent who grieving and trying found solutions is not a threat to us come on people! I thought we better!
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Dr Felicity Sedgewick Jun 11
I want to recommend blogs/writings by people for my students - send me your fave recommendations! I've got a couple but will have missed lots of excellent stuff. Preferably online-accessible as they won't all be able to take the same book out at once.
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EPCATDork ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Jun 10
Anyone that says we autistics donโ€™t have empathy need to stop. Iโ€™ve seen others say it too, but Iโ€™ll just speak for myself here: I sometimes feel I have *too much* empathy.
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Tania | AutisticStrategies.Net | #OptimiseAutism Jun 16
Jeepers, people, learn to recognise when some other autistic is having a meltdown on Twitter. How's your ability to reason through and resolve things mid-meltdown? Ja, me neither. So give the same consideration to them as you would want for yourself.
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John Lish ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ™Š Jun 16
Your tweet was cruel. Nobody who has experienced loss should be told they are playing trumps with their dead child. That was unnecessary. Speaking as an myself, Paula's original tweet didn't offend me as the context was clear.
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Neurodivergent Rebel ๐Ÿง  ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Jun 12
If the autistic person in your life is more pleasant to be around when theyโ€™re on the gluten free diet because they have a gluten sensitivity, itโ€™s not that they are less autistic.
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Neurodivergent Rebel ๐Ÿง  ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Jun 16
- Whatโ€™s your autistic style?
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Tabitha McIntosh Jun 8
If you are the parent of an autistic kid and choose not to listen to voices, you are choosing to ignore your own childโ€™s voice.
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