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Autism, Actually
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Autism, Actually

April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, so today in particular, we’re going to address reality about autism. Namely, the fact that awareness isn’t reality, and more to the point does little to help those who are actually a...
Chelation – heavy metal poisoning treatment is not a therapy for autism – w/video
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Chelation – heavy metal poisoning treatment is not a therapy for autism – w/video

Parents who have been told their child has autism or have a suspicion of it hit Google. It's the first thing they do. They think quite reasonably 'what can I do to help my child?'. First things to come up are  Autism Speaks, DAN ( Defeat Autism Now) and therap...
When caregivers fail  – what happens to autism acceptance?
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When caregivers fail – what happens to autism acceptance?

What happens when caregivers of autistic individuals fail to do their jobs? Last week I read the incredibly disturbing story about the young autistic man who attacked a baby while out walking with two 'carers.' The Daily Mail reports that the young man involve...
Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin
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Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin

Autism Awareness month is coming and yet the media only seems to know about one autism organization and one successful autistic adult. They don't seem to realize that: Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin During the month many national news...
Neurodiversity: Would I pursue a “Cure” if there were one?
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Neurodiversity: Would I pursue a “Cure” if there were one?

It's funny how proponents of "neurodiversity" seem to tolerate next to zero diversity in terms of any autistic person disagreeing with them.   Kind of like every other proponent of any other kind of "diversity" that screams for "tolerance" at the top of their ...