Autism

A 8-post collection

Police Officer Allegedly Shackled Elementary School Students With ADHD

Police Officer Allegedly Shackled Elementary School Students With ADHD

think-progress:

A federal lawsuit out of Kentucky has placed law enforcement in the
spotlight once again, raising concerns about overzealous disciplinary
policies carried out against special-needs students when they commit
minor infractions.

That is a hellishly uncomfortable position to be in - even if you’re hyper-mobile. This is fucking abuse.

polyglotplatypus: polyglotplatypus: Just because I'm doing my best not to appear weird, DON'T ACT LIKE I'M NOT DISABLED WHEN YOU KNOW I...

polyglotplatypus:

polyglotplatypus:

Just because I’m doing my best not to appear weird, DON’T ACT LIKE I’M NOT DISABLED WHEN YOU KNOW I AM. I’m not asking for pity, just understanding.

…God, having that conversation made me so mad, and I’m pretty sure other mentally disabled people had to go through the same bullshit.

#i am not autistic but i still feel like this message is important #op i understand if you want me to remove it though

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Gut Microbes Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice - Slashdot

Gut Microbes Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice - Slashdot

Further evidence for the gut microbe theory of Autism…

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iamthethunder: (The image is an overturned tanker, a colossus in white, blue, and red on a blue, relatively calm sea. It is lying on its...

iamthethunder:

(The image is an overturned tanker, a colossus in white, blue, and red on a blue, relatively calm sea. It is lying on its side. The puzzle piece logo and the words ‘Autism Speaks,’ in the characteristic font and shade of blue, have been Photoshoped onto the side. It is captioned ‘Your ship of fail Listeth, sire).

Please pass these things around when you see them. The Internet runs on rumors and self-fulfilling prophecies.

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Black.rain.cloud: I need more training! (discussion of traumatized autistic child and strategies for helping)

Black.rain.cloud: I need more training! (discussion of traumatized autistic child and strategies for helping)

chavisory:

internutter:

blackraincloud:

I've become pretty confident in my ability to assist adolescent Autistic/Aspergers students with superb verbal skills and mild-to-negligible behavior issues.

Student is now pretty good at sniffing out when others are teasing him under the guise of "just being friendly" and is able to tell them...

I'm not a teacher, but I am a mum of two kids on the ASD rainbow.

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Black.rain.cloud: I need more training! (discussion of traumatized autistic child and strategies for helping)

Black.rain.cloud: I need more training! (discussion of traumatized autistic child and strategies for helping)

blackraincloud:

I've become pretty confident in my ability to assist adolescent Autistic/Aspergers students with superb verbal skills and mild-to-negligible behavior issues.

Student is now pretty good at sniffing out when others are teasing him under the guise of "just being friendly" and is able to tell them…

I’m not a teacher, but I am a mum of two kids on the ASD

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opalhonors: Hey guys, please reblog if you would like a book with an autistic main character. I'm thinking of seeing if I could get my...

opalhonors:

Hey guys, please reblog if you would like a book with an autistic main character.

I’m thinking of seeing if I could get my NaNoWriMo work published, and I would like to show any agents/publishers that there would be a market for such a book.

Oh please. My littles need hero(ines) like them .

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