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Opinion : The awful truth about trolling in the autism community
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Opinion : The awful truth about trolling in the autism community

You may or may not have noticed, that my opinion writing has become less and less in the past few months. Whilst being unsure that this is the right platform to make a personal self-disclosing post I feel strongly that the content of this post will be relateab...
Stop blaming Asperger’s Syndrome for Elliot Rodger’s Rampage – Opinion
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Stop blaming Asperger’s Syndrome for Elliot Rodger’s Rampage – Opinion

A troubled young man who shot six U.C. Santa Barbara students and injured 13 bystanders shortly before killing himself has once again been highlighted in a  negative media light because he allegdly had Asperger's Syndrome. Elliot Rodger was 22, and filled h...
UK Apprentice runner-up Katie Hopkins slurs Parents with Special Needs children
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UK Apprentice runner-up Katie Hopkins slurs Parents with Special Needs children

Ex UK Apprentice candidate and outspoken opinion blogger Katie Hopkins has enraged the Autism community with her latest dabble into blogging. Ms Hopkins, writing for the Huffington Post yesterday in a blog entitled "why must everything be a medical cond...
Accidental Ableism
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Accidental Ableism

I had never heard the word abelism before 2014. Even after my daughter was diagnosed over 10 years ago I was not aware of it. When I first saw it used, I actually had to look it up; ableism is the discrimination in favor of able-bodied people. It was not som...
Reaction to the New York school principal who called students with special needs ‘animals’ and ‘retards’
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Reaction to the New York school principal who called students with special needs ‘animals’ and ‘retards’

Earlier this month  we reported on the story of Kimberly Taylor,  a New York school principal who was caught on tape calling students with special needs 'animals' and 'retards.'   The article contains a report published on the abc 7 New York news channel that ...