For the second time I’ve received a legal notice through a product manufacturer that Autism Speaks has taken down my items meant to show autistic people disapproving of the way they don’t actually include autistic people in their mission. Continue reading Autism Speaks Legally Threatens Autistic Adults During World Autism Day
I went to high school with Cora and over the last few days this video of her hearing her husband for the the first time has been making its way around my former class mates. Continue reading Someone I Went to Highschool With Hears Her Husband For the First Time
World Leaders, White House Staffers, and everyone else who meets with President Obama must go through 27 year old Leah Katz-Hernandez whose job it is to manage the President’s appointments as well as those of senior White House officials. She is also Deaf. Continue reading Obama’s New Receptionist Is Deaf
Some interesting reading this morning over at Autistic Hoya on how bloggers with Autism tend to not be as respected as those without Autism blogging about Autism. Highly suggested reading material.
Canadian Amateur Meteorologist Frankie MacDonald has become a popular internet sensation for his weather prediction videos. Continue reading David Letterman To Feature Autistic Weather Man
I was in an abusive relationship, it ended with her arrest for aggravated domestic violence. There is currently a court order which prohibits her from having any contact with me, however she keeps trying to contact me in childish and stupid ways. Continue reading Wrestling With A Stalker That Won’t Stop
The United States Department of Justice just unveiled a new online American’s with Disabilities Act complaint form. Continue reading Department of Justice Unveils Online ADA Complaint Form
Federal Officials this week announced $150 million would be released to help those with disabilities meet their rental obligations in 25 states. Continue reading $150 Million Released to Disability Rental Assistance Fund
Leslie wrote in asking if its possible to refuse to take the Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment as it will increase her daughter’s health care costs. Continue reading Can You Refuse the Social Security COLA Increase?
Sometimes when people who are struggling are calling you about all their problems, they really don’t want you to solve them. Sometimes they just want you to be there for them. Continue reading Sometimes Advocacy is Just Being There