Take a Pledge | Support Autistics Now #TheAutisticUnion

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Take a Pledge | We Need Your Help. Autism Acceptance must include Autistic culture, community and history. We embrace Autism as a neuro-social difference. We support Autistic  people and their opportunity to live a healthy, happy and productive life. This includes rigorous scientific approaches to co-occurring conditions. We believe…

International Charter of Autists Rights

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Note: The International Charter of Autists Rights has been officially adopted at AmericanBadassActivists.org. Please support, share and help educate others on Autists Rights. 1. THE RIGHT TO LIFE  We will prevent eugenic elimination of autistic people by opposing pre-natal testing for autism. With the right support services in place,…

The #AutisticSilencers Hurt All Autistics

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Did you know 1 in 33 is born with a birth defect?* 1 in 68 is born on the Autism Spectrum. That’s estimated at 70 million worldwide. Between 44% – 52% of autistic people may have a learning disability. Between 48% – 56% of autistic people do not have…

#ActuallyAutistic Adults | Are We Being Silenced by a Community Business Organization for Profit?

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Why are #ActuallyAutistic adults so successfully diminished and minimized by Autism Speaks? This non-profit organization for Autistics is so powerful our they’ve trampled our #ActuallyAutistics voices and Civil Rights for over a decade now. The rottenness of this community business organization is common knowledge in the Autistic community, and yet…

FIND SUPPORT NOW | #STAYSTRONG

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 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)or info@nami.org SAMHSA Treatment Locator  at 1-800-662-4357 The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 homelessshelterdirectory.org 2-1-1 You are worthy. ❤

Evolution of Eve | I’m Autistic and proud

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By Eve Hinson (almost Reiland)   I’m Autistic and proud Not afraid to Talk about it outloud And why would I fear sharing that I like me All of me, especially this neurodiverse brain of me?   I’m savant with creativity, alive with visual language, forget the super highway…