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#AutismAcceptanceMonth High Functioning/Low Functioning labels serve no purpose but to incorrectly categorize people based on assumptions and stereotypes of “functionality.” “High Functioning” to me is not a compliment. It means that people are making incorrect assumptions about my abilities, strengths … Continue reading
Autism is not a disease Fill you with dis-ease our real, bodies aching like yours no longer an “other” can’t turn your back when we’re your friends, your family, your lover. Autism is me Rejecting years of shame Piled on … Continue reading
Disability & the Constant Threat of Isolation–Community Accountability–How you may Knowingly & Unknowlingly be Contributing to the Exclusion & Isolation of Disabled People.
–As Disabled and Chronically Ill people, we experience extreme social isolation. If we are not isolated in prisons or institutions, we are isolated in our own homes. Having a Disability means knowing the threat or reality of complete isolation … Continue reading