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A land we can share (a place I can map)

memo re: self advocate bloggers

with 3 comments

Blogging: not actually an ADL!
Writing long-form: not actually the same as being able to have a conversation!
Writing things on your own schedule: not the same as employable!
Verbrose speech/writing: actually a symptom of ASD!
Autistic adults: once rumored to have been autistic children!
The people you’re undiagnosing: actually have issues with feeding, toileting, sleeping, self-injury, communication, and independent living!
Privilege: a word that means something!

Written by Julia

September 22, 2011 at 11:31 pm

3 Responses

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  1. Why does it seem like in the decade+ I’ve been involved with self-advocacy, virtually nothing has changed about people’s prejudices in this regard? Or am I just having a pessimistic day?

    Amanda

    September 23, 2011 at 9:53 am

  2. Er, online self-advocacy, that is.

    Amanda

    September 23, 2011 at 9:54 am

  3. Amen!

    Emily (thoughtyautie)

    October 30, 2011 at 1:12 pm


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