Tag Archives: Mental Health

Spectrum 10k: The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies

The waters surrounding autistic genetic studies are best described as murky. The MSSNG project from Autism Speaks and SPARK from the Simons … Spectrum 10k: The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies

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We support the NDP’s Kemal Ahmed: Harassment against Mr. Ahmed and his campaign team is racist and anti-democratic

August 25, 2021. When New Democratic Party candidate Kemal Ahmed posted on social media about Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), he could not have … We support the NDP’s Kemal Ahmed: Harassment against Mr. Ahmed and his campaign team is racist and anti-democratic

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On Using NonSpeaking, Minimally Speaking, Or Unreliably Speaking Over “Non-Verbal”: NonSpeakers Weigh In

“I prefer nonspeaking as I understand all language. Non-verbal suggests I don’t understand language and doesn’t represent how I love language.” On Using NonSpeaking, Minimally Speaking, Or Unreliably Speaking Over “Non-Verbal”: NonSpeakers Weigh In

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US court overturns FDA’s ban on shock torture of autistic and intellectually disabled students: Our statement

July 10, 2021 Autistics for Autistics is united with other disability rights groups in condemning the July 6 ruling by the US District of Columbia’s … US court overturns FDA’s ban on shock torture of autistic and intellectually disabled students: Our statement

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Weekly Roundup!

It’s time for another weekly roundup! It’s been an interesting week as the mask requirements has been lifted in some places while still be required in others. I’m going to admit that I love being maskless in stores but then I’m fully vaccinated so there is less risk for me. More importantly though the pool has opened up again which

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Justice for Xavier Hernandez: Texas School Still Practicing Illegal Restraints after Killing Young Autistic Man

After killing a young autistic man with a deadly restraint, a bystander films employees from the same school casually performing brutal restraints on… Justice for Xavier Hernandez: Texas School Still Practicing Illegal Restraints after Killing Young Autistic Man

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Disability Support in Canada

Resources -websites, pages and people with valuable knowledge. Federal and Provinical Government Links -for disability support in Canada. TED Talks About Autism– Videos from TED Talks about Autism from multiple perspectives. I was diagnosed with Autism over 2 years ago. What I found odd was that there were no Government links for support. I found about some of the Federal

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Companies and the DTC

For those that don’t know the DTC is short for the disability tax credit in Canada. This isn’t just for Autism but any disability although with Autism it’s a lifelong thing while other disabilities (broken leg for an example) are temporary and you may need to reapply. Now the form itself is in PDF, Large Print, Braille, and Digital Audio

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Cyber Bullying and Social Media

Here’s the thing, even if they post your name, city and where you work.. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter will not take the posts down. They can call you names like stalker when what you’re doing is only fact checking them. This is what is happening to me right now. Connie Manning CEO/Director of CalmWear has stalked and harassed me. She

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Charlie Keeble and Connie Manning

So Charlie Keeble got very offended after I made a post about something Connie Manning had posted about on what used to be fake her profile before she claimed it. As a reminder for everyone there was a long time Connie used the Authentic_Autism_Advocacy Instagram page where she claimed to be an Autistic Adult that frequently spouted the same rhetoric

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Autism Care And Share and Their Comparison of Parent Stress to that of a Combat Soldier – is BS

So I’m the Autistic Daughter of two Canadian Military Veterans. They will be the first to tell you that this is utter Bullshit. My Dad has served in multiple war zone in his life. He’s even worked with the UN to hunt down human traffickers. My Mom was a bit more safe when she served but she brought home a

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Facebook Only Bans the Truth

So I have to say that Facebook is pretty damn prejudiced against Autistic people fighting back against bullies, and Autistic people in general. I shared this post by Autistic Hitman’s Facebook page which called out Connie Manning and Fiona O’Leary on their harassment and somehow I’m the one in Facebook jail?? I t’s like Facebook has never read any of

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Weekly and Monthly Roundup!

So this month has been a little.. well let’s say frustrating. It was Autism Awareness Month which brought up a whole other can of worms with it. As people that have been following along on the blog, or the Facebook page will have noticed that I was threatened, and bullied quite a bit. That was a lot to handle but

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Connie Manning: The Bully

Connie has come after me before. In Fact she goes after a lot of advocates, what’s sadder though is that she has a cult like following that thinks everything she does is peachy keen. This was a post about my Autistic Goblin Facebook page it’s pretty clear who they are targeting and why. I’m not into their little mean girl

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Connie Manning CEO of CalmWear: Enabling Stalking

TRIGGER WARNING: STALKING Fine, We’ll Talk About Autism and Misogyny – worth reading. Okay so first off did you even get consent from your Son to tell this story?? Secondly as someone that had a stalker in High School (why I keep my shit locked down tight) as even when I graduated in between 2002-2004 (vague for safety) he contacted

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Next For Autism The Organization

Next for Autism is a charity aimed at parents of Autistic Children as a charity to help them understand and treat their children. You read that right they believe in treating and curing Autism. Don’t worry it made me sick too, so I decided to take a look at the organization myself since Aspergers Autism Friends Society AAFS posted a

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The Autistic Brain: Apple Vs. Android

So with April coming up and what should Autism Acceptance Month instead of Autism Awareness Month I thought I would share how I view the difference between a Neuro Typical brain and that of someone with a Neuro Divergent Brain. So I view Neuro Typical brains as Apple. Why? Because their brains can do things smoothly, in boring predictable ways

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