Category Archives: Stigma

Teacher Allegedly Held Class Vote On ‘Annoying’ Boy With ASD – Disability Scoop

An elementary school teacher forced a 9-year-old boy with autism to stand in front of his class twice while classmates voted on whether the boy was “annoying,” a federal lawsuit alleges.

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WTF? Again With Autistic & Retard Slurs by NTs on Twitter

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Shamefully, The NRA Tries To Link Las Vegas Mass Murders To Mental Illness When Its Solely About Guns – Pete Earley

(10-09-17) Even though there is no evidence that Las Vegas mass murderer Stephen Paddock was mentally ill, NRA national spokesperson Dana Loesch was quick to link mental illness with mass murders when she appeared on Fox and Friends shortly after the shooting. At the 2:46 minute mark of the embedded video above, you can hear Loesch citing theClick to continue…

Source: Shamefully, The NRA Tries To Link Las Vegas Mass Murders To Mental Illness When Its Solely About Guns – Pete Earley

Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month | Send2Press Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children’s authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion. – News from Geek Club Books, Inc., issued by Send2Press Newswire

Source: Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month | Send2Press Newswire

Nothing Crazy in Vegas to LOL About

 

Please say you’re re-thinking the 5150 lifestyle as a choice to be promoted after Vegas. This the real ugly of “crazy.” 51 FIFTY Energy Drink.

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Why Promote & Normalize Them? | Neurotypical Women Bashing an Autistic For Being Featured in Vogue

Milan Fashion Week’s Biggest Model Wants to Change the Way We Think About Asperger’s

Few people had a busier Milan Fashion Week than Nina Marker, the Danish top model who has been present for the week’s biggest events. Whether she was stomping down the runway with the supermodels at Versace, joining the crowd at Angela Missoni’s 20th anniversary collection, or walking for Karl Lagerfeld at Fendi, Marker made her mark.

Given her schedule, it would have been easy for Marker to focus solely on the job, but just before Max Mara, she used Instagram to deliver a hopeful message. Sporting a T-shirt that read “Bee Kind, I Have Autism,” Marker reminded her followers that those on the neurodevelopmental disorder’s spectrum are more than capable of achieving their dreams. “It’s possible for us to be successful and have a good time,” she wrote in the caption. “Stay safe and protect your mind.” . . . Read full story. Continue reading Why Promote & Normalize Them? | Neurotypical Women Bashing an Autistic For Being Featured in Vogue