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Autistic advocacy in Ontario: Highlights from 2022

The past year has been exciting, as we returned to in-person events and continue to grow, with new projects and connections across Canada! Some … Autistic advocacy in Ontario: Highlights from 2022

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 3 Part 4

The four boys sneak into the campus and decide to enter through the back of the library. Thun asks if Prince grabbed the keys, then asks if Golf has made sure that there aren’t any cameras around. The answer to both is yes. Prince asks if it’s really worth all this to get to an old exam, Thun assures him

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 3 Part 3

P’Med is drawing a bit when Thun comes out fresh from the shower to look at them. Thun says that at least now they know that they are on the right track. P’Med lists off the things they know about so far, saying that the more information they get, the closer they come to knowing what happened to him. Thun

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Kamen Rider: Episode 2

A car drives up to drop off a female passenger. The driver tells Miho the passenger that they have work tomorrow so she shouldn’t oversleep. Miho says that she knows then wishes the driver a safe trip home. She hears a strange noise so like every horror movie character she turns around to ask who’s there. Eventually a voice answers

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 3 Part 2

P’Med says that once he remembered that he studied at the campus, everything seems so familiar to him. P’Med says that the one building wasn’t so big back then and the tree wasn’t so tall. Thun points out that it’s been many years since P’Med was on campus. P’Med says that he also didn’t walk around the campus much when

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Kamen Rider: Episode 1

The episode starts off with Hongo riding his motorcycle while some creepy monster watches from a distance. Hongo reaches the finish line but Mr. Tachibana doesn’t think that he will make the Grand Prix with his current times. Hongo laughs saying that he’ll go another lap to cut down some seconds from his time. Hongo starts off again and Mr.

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 3 Part 1

Thun, Golf and Prince are skulking around the campus late at night, using their phones as flashlights. Thun asks if Prince has checked to make sure the way is clear, and that he brought the keys. Prince holds up the keys which Golf takes from him so that he can open the door. (Gold is the only one using an

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 2 Part 4

The next morning, Med eagerly shows off his ability to move objects to Thun by nudging the milk with his finger. Thun is really excited for Med and asks about it. Med says he didn’t know how until after he kicked the shopping bag. Med says that it’s still pretty tough to do but that he’s getting better at it.

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 2 Part 3

Thun takes Med shopping, they stop by the electronics section. Thun waves in front of the camera and watches himself waving on the big screen tv. Med thinks it’s pretty cool but of course he can’t be captured by the camera. Thun then takes Med for a dessert treat called Bingsu (similar to an ice cream sundae but with shaved

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“Canadian autism policy needs to move from a charity perspective to a rights perspective”: Autistic-led groups present before the Canadian Senate

In March 2022, A4A member Anne Borden King delivered a speech before the Canadian Senate on the need for a paradigm shift in federal autism policy. … “Canadian autism policy needs to move from a charity perspective to a rights perspective”: Autistic-led groups present before the Canadian Senate

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 2 Part 2

The next morning Med keeps trying to grab the chocolate cereal box but his hand keeps going through it. Thun comes out of his room wondering what Med is up to. Med says nothing then watches as Thun grabs a bowl and pours himself some cereal. Thun asks if Med wants some, but Med says no. Med asks Thun if

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 2 Part 1

Med and Thun are walking down the street. Thun is carrying a couple of bags, Med apologizes for bothering him with it but Thun doesn’t seemed concerned about it. Med wonders how Thun knew which traditional desserts to bring for the offering, so Thun tells him that he just Googled it. Med died before Google so he has no clue

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 1 Part 4

Thun pulls the car up to the cemetery where Med is waiting for him. Thun gets out and apologizes to him, saying that he was so caught up in their conversation that he forgot to burn another incense stick. Med says that it’s okay since he had a lot of fun anyway, he didn’t expect that the world would change

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 1 Part 3

Med asks Thun where he’s been since he had promised to come back the next year.. and didn’t, Thun says he’s sorry. Med then asks where Thun has been, Thun tells Med that after his dad died, he moved in with his mom. Thun says that afterwards he got so busy trying to get into university that he didn’t have

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Monthly Roundup! -April 2022

April is finally ending! The weather has warmed up enough so that I could go cycling outside. My record for cycling this year stands at 38.77 km but I hope to be able to cycle farther in May. It’s always a bit rough when you start cycling outside again because while indoor trainers are nice they don’t have wind resistance

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The Military Family Services Has Fallen To Autism Speaks

It is with a heavy heart that I have to report that Military Family Services (MFRC) has fallen to Autism Speaks. They have partnered with Autism Speaks to make a free downloadable toolkit. There have been some comments left by those that know how evil Autism Speaks is but the MFRC refused to listen. Instead they doubled down. I guarantee

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He’s Coming To Me: Episode 1 Part 2

Med wakes up from his nightmare wondering how the boy he met could be so scary in the dream. Med reminds himself that he is a ghost and so he can’t be afraid of ghosts (keep telling yourself that). While Med is trying to soothe himself he hears a boy crying. It turns out to be Thun, he’s crying because

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Garmin, Medic Alert and Autistic Health

Oddly enough most people don’t know that Medic Alert Canada is actually partnered with Garmin Canada! The partnership has been out awhile but it’s amazing how neither organization seems to openly promote this. It seems silly not to promote it since Garmin itself has many health tracking benefits including Stress levels, body battery, and so much more! However Medic Alert

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He’s Coming to Me: Episode 1 Part 1

A boy sits sits up on his bed propped up by pillows as he listens to music on his tape player. Suddenly his heart starts to thump loudly and he has trouble moving, he goes searching frantically for something, but can’t find it before he collapses and dies. Elsewhere in the house others are putting birthday candles on a cake

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 12 Part 4~Finale!

Gene continues down memory lane until he comes near the old hiding spot. He hears Nubsib’s voice as Nubsib scolds him for going over to another person’s house. All of a sudden a hand taps Gene on the shoulder saying “tag you’re it!” The hand belonged to adult Nubsib but when Gene turns around, younger Nubsib tells Gene to close

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 12 Part 3

Tum visits his sister at the modelling agency, he tells her that they need to talk. Tum is quiet at first so P’Tarm tells him to just spit it out already as she doesn’t have all day. Tum tells her that he wants to resign. P’Tarm says that she refuses to let him quit since what happened wasn’t a big

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 12 Part 1

Tum knocks on Gene’s door but is surprised by how bad Gene looks when he opens it. Tum asks if Gene is okay. Gene doesn’t answer, instead he walks into the kitchen while Tum follows. Gene asks why Tum is there, so he tells Gene that he is there to take Gene to the press conference. Gene asks about Nubsib

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 11 Part 4

Aoey is texting from inside the meeting when Tiffy offers him some comfort. Outside the meeting, Tum is pretty stressed when Gene shows up. Gene asks about Nubsib and Tum says that he’s been talking to Tum’s sister for awhile now. Tum leads the way to the meeting with Gene close behind him. Tum announces Gene’s arrival to everyone at

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 11 Part 2

Inside Gene’s condo, Gene asks Hin what’s going on. Hin is reluctant to talk about it though, so he points out that he brought Gene some snacks. Gene however knows that something is wrong, so he tells Hin to stop being awkward and just say whatever he needs to say. Hin says that he’s actually there because of Gene, then

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 11 Part 1

The tweet gains traction fast as people blame Gene for Nubsib and Aoey not having very many couple moments lately. The #SibGene is all over twitter with fans saying that the male lead is misbehaving and that the writer can’t keep it in his pants. Another twitter account accuses Gene of stealing Nubsib from Aoey. Gene is blissfully unaware of

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The Shipper: Episode 12 Part 4 (Finale!)

Pan is now back in her original body and some time has passed as they are now attending P’Kim’s funeral. Khett gives the eulogy At least he was supposed to, but Khett notices that P’Way standing back near the tree, so he goes over to him. Khett tells P’Way that he doesn’t think that he should be the one to

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Discrimination, dehumanization, minimization, vilifying, Autistic slurs and hate speech in the name of ‘autism awareness’ month | Eve Reiland #…

Eve Reiland It’s that time again — Discrimination, dehumanization, minimization, villifying, name calling Autistics and hate speech in the name of ‘… Discrimination, dehumanization, minimization, vilifying, Autistic slurs and hate speech in the name of ‘autism awareness’ month | Eve Reiland #…

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The Shipper: Episode 12 Part 1

Pan tells P’Way that she’s been in P’Kim’s body all these times, but she has to leave it now. P’Way doesn’t understand what Kim is saying. P’Way grabs some more darts to throw at the board. Kim says that he knows what he’s saying is hard to believe. Kim asks P’Way to think about it, ever since the accident, Kim

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The Shipper: Episode 11 Part 4

Kim returns to his room at home. While he’s practicing his new permanent role as Kim, he goes over to the bookshelf to study. Which is when he finds an envelope that contains tickets with the #WayKimForever. Kim looks at the dartboard for a moment, then Khet comes rushing in demanding to know what Kim is up to. Kim angrily

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The Shipper: Episode 11 Part 3

After seeing Khett’s grief for P’Kim, Kim leaves and goes to the hospital. There he sees Pan’s Dad arguing with someone about money. Pan’s Dad doesn’t have any to spare especially with Pan now in a coma. The jerk says that Pan’s Dad hasn’t changed, his wife has been dead and now her daughter is his burden and that’s why

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Medic Alert Canada: Epic Failure at Representation

It’s April which is commonly known as Autism Awareness Month. Autistic people are being subjected to Parent Advocates and the tragedy narrative all over the internet this month. Medic Alert Canada was also sadly quite guilty of this. They featured a Video that was labeled as Autism Safety: Resources, tools and advice from experienced moms. However there was 1 Mom

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The Shipper: Episode 11 Part 1

Kim and Khett make it to the hospital to see the doctors performing CPR on Pan’s body. Pan’s dad demands to know what’s wrong with his daughter, but the doctors don’t answer him, and tell everyone to leave. The group waits in the hallway, Pan’s dad sits in a chair while the trio of friends stand a fair distance away.

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Kismutt Rescue and Discrimination

It came to my attention yesterday that an Ontario animal rescue was discriminating against Autistic children. This was horrible because the only reason given for their “rule” was a child’s neurology. They did try to claim that Autistic children were abusive to animals and listed two examples from their own experience. This was immediately called out as bullshit (BS) as

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 10 Part 3

Later that night Gene is on his phone while the first episode of Bad Engineer plays. Nubsib comes over and asks him what he’s doing. Gene says that he’s making an Instagram story post because it’s the first episode of the drama. Nubsib wonders why Gene hasn’t dried his hair yet but Gene says that his hair will dry on

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 10 Part 2

Nubsib eagerly awaits Gene downstairs. Gene’s Dad opens the door and comes down first though. Nubsib greets him, Gene’s dad comments that the moment he gives Nubisb permission, he shows up. Gene’s dad says that kids these days really get quite eager, Nubsib can only smile and agree. Gene’s dad tells Nubsib that his dad had already texted him, so

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 10 Part 1

So after all the tears from last episode, this episode starts off the next morning at Gene’s house with the family having breakfast, and it’s full of tense silence. If you thought having breakfast at the table was bad, try taking out the trash. Gene’s Mom and Nubsib’s Mom are both taking out the trash and when Gene’s Mom tries

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The Shipper: Episode 10 Part 4

That night, Kim fills Soda in on the phone about why P’Kim did what he did. Soda is shocked and says that she can’t imagine doing that for anyone. Kim says that they can now see clearly how much P’Kim loved P’Way. Kim asks why Soda doesn’t seem happy since their ship of P’Way and P’Kim is real. Soda says

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The Shipper: Episode 10 Part 3

P’Way drags Kim into a gym storage room. Kim’s phone immediately starts to ring so P’Way grabs it, seeing that it’s Khett, he declines the call and hands it back to Kim. Khett then calls P’Way’s phone when he can’t get a hold of Kim. P’Way declines that call too and asks Kim what’s wrong with his brother. Kim doesn’t

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The Shipper: Episode 10 Part 2

P’Kim is practicing for his conversation with P’Way when Khett comes into the bathroom claiming that he just wants to brush his teeth. He listens as Kim continues to practice but the lines he uses are similar to when one is breaking up with someone, not a person that is rejecting the other before a relationship starts as Khett is

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The Shipper: Episode 10 Part 1

P’Way comes back to his bedroom with the football that P’Way wrote on, asking him to be his boyfriend. He sits down and stares at it as he remembers what happened back at the gym. P’Way gave a very heartfelt love confession and poor Kim realized that P’Way was actually in love with P’Kim and not Pan. P’Way never realized

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Under The Power: Episode 9

As the song from the zither fades, Yang Yue claps openly before remembering that his place. Lu Yi smiles briefly before saying that the sound of Zhai Lanye’s music lingers beautifully. Zhai Lanye replies that people often say it takes ten years to learn the Pipa **Chinese Lute** and one year to learn the Zither. She says that it’s really

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The Lovely Writer: Episode 9 Part 4

The dinner party is effectively over and it’s clear that there’s a rift between the two families after Gene’s announcement. Nueng is still supportive and so is Jab but unfortunately the parents are in silent anger mode. Gene and Nubisb have a tough time saying goodbye, Nubsib tells his father that they didn’t do anything wrong. Nubsib’s dad tell him

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