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Autistic Pride Day | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

So what emotion should Autistic Pride Day bring out in us? How should we celebrate? On days like this, my thoughts turn to the majority of autistic people throughout the world who are not yet able to celebrate autistic community. Some are suffering in special education classrooms and institutions that teach them to hate andContinue reading “Autistic Pride Day | Autistic Self Advocacy Network”

Connecting with Autistic Children

“I laughed when he laughed, sang when he sang, and made the same throat noises as him. I did the same when we were outside, not caring what the neighbours might think. Because in my experience, the key to connecting with autistic children is to communicate how they do.” – Chris Bonnello, author of AutisticContinue reading “Connecting with Autistic Children”

Fitbit-Like Device Shows Promise In Predicting Autism Aggression – Disability Scoop

“The ultimate goal is to develop a system that would transmit an alert and allow time to prepare for episodes… ‘What we’re attempting to do is shift the paradigm of how we approach this… If you know something is coming, it opens up all these options to intervene.’” – Matthew Siegel of the Maine Medical Center ResearchContinue reading “Fitbit-Like Device Shows Promise In Predicting Autism Aggression – Disability Scoop”