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MH, DD, ASD, and Disability Advocacy, News, and Reflection.
MH, DD, ASD, and Disability Advocacy, News, and Reflection.

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We talk a lot in sex education about enthusiastic verbal consent practices. It's a best practice for sure, but also complicated for those of us who are either situationally, intermittently, or permanently non-verbal, or for those of us who experience…
Consent is Not a Vocabulary Exam
Consent is Not a Vocabulary Exam
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I’ve seen Bruce Darling open presentations about direct action with the words “Who wants to get arrested?!?” many times. A number of those times, I watched the horrified but fascinated reactions of a group of autistic college students with an interest in…
“Who Wants to Get Arrested?!?”
“Who Wants to Get Arrested?!?”
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Today I’m saying goodbye to my service dog, Molly. Molly is 12 or 13 years old, and had retired earlier this year because her hip problems had accelerated. She’s had a good life full of adventure and opportunities many dogs don’t get to have.  Molly first…
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Here's the reason I'm still here: Because at the times of my life, my childhood, my teens, my adulthood, where I've wanted to die I've had people I knew would be upset I was gone.
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Anyhow, I hope this post made you think about your own difficulties with setting and completing goals. Feel free to share those- or even just your new years goals!- in the comments below. Happy 2016!
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This morning I spent a lot of time in the #CrippingTheMighty hashtag, finding blog posts about it, and getting a good sense of what is and isn't going on. Below I have an overview of what's going on, followed by links to posts from the disability…
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I don’t have any great topic to talk about that I’m up for assembling today, so I’m going to write a bit about some of the household appliances that are important in my life, and ones that are helping me live a better life. Last weekend, my Oster Kitchen…
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You learn new ways of doing things. You adapt. It can take a while, but eventually, it becomes your new normal.
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For me it's nothing about being in there with a disabled them. I already AM the disabled them, the one that was called dangerous and segregated out.
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A couple of months ago, my brother sent me a text. Did I want to go to the Autism walk with him and Em? I did a quick google and found, as I had suspected, that the benefactor was Autism Speaks, and I responded in the negative.
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