Autistic History, Disability History, Holocaust

Autistic History: Hans Asperger

Background Johann Friedrick Karl Asperger (1906-1980) was born on February 18, 1906 in Hausbrunn,Vienna, Austria on a farm near Vienna. He was the oldest of three sons. Parents were Sophie and Johann Asperger.  Hans parents were raised on a farm but Hans and his brothers were raised in the city of Vienna. His younger brother Karl… Continue reading Autistic History: Hans Asperger

Problematic Professionals, Problems

Problematic Professional: MARIE KATARIINA CHEOUR GORDON

 Marie Katariina Cheour Gordon is a dual United States/Finland citizen. She was born on October 16, 1965. She is married to Horatio Gordon. Her US residence was in Parkland, FL. Parkland is in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale is located in Broward.  No one would have heard of her if she did not infiltrate an autistic… Continue reading Problematic Professional: MARIE KATARIINA CHEOUR GORDON

Anti Vax Quacks, Autism One Quacks, Quacks

Quack Exposed: Rashid Buttar

Dr. Rashid Buttar is an American Osteopathic doctor. He is Pakistani by ancestry. Buttar was born on January 20, 1966 in England. He is married to Debbie Buttar. Buttar earned his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in biology and theology.  He attended graduate school and  graduated from the… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Rashid Buttar

ABA, Disabled Parenting

Firing Your Kids Should Never be an Option

Anyone who meets me and sees how I parent will tell you that I am big on life skills. I want my kids to know how to take care of themselves. When I went off to college, I didn't even know how to do my laundry. My college roommate taught me. I do not want… Continue reading Firing Your Kids Should Never be an Option

autistic culture, Disability Culture, Recommended Therapies

Identity First and Person First Language of the Deaf and Autistic Communities

    It is no secret that I was born Deaf. Even though my parents shielded me from the Deaf community, I was very involved as a child. American Sign Language was banned from our home. A teacher and child taught me signs from when I was very young. I had to be careful not… Continue reading Identity First and Person First Language of the Deaf and Autistic Communities

Quackery

Sensory Enrichment Therapy Does Not Cure Autism

Sensory enrichment is a great thing. Autistic adults recommend it for autistic children to help them regulate. It can be great when it is autistic led. Quacks have taken it one step further. They claim it "improves by 5 points or more on the Childhood Autism Rating Scale." In this case it is parent or… Continue reading Sensory Enrichment Therapy Does Not Cure Autism

Disabled Parenting

Do not Feel Guilty About Recieving a Disability Payment for Yourself of Your Children

  This is a rampant problem with both the disabled and the non disabled parents. There is shaming on both sides. People are made to feel guilty for participating in a disability program that is funded by the government. In the United States, it is SSI. I have been on the receiving end of this… Continue reading Do not Feel Guilty About Recieving a Disability Payment for Yourself of Your Children

autistic culture, Disability Culture, MMS

2020 in Review

Everyone can agree 2020 was a year that no one will ever forget. Soon after it started, COVID hit. After the lack of response from the United States government, it changed our way of life in a big way. Many people lost their lives while the Doctors, nurses, grocery clerks and other essential workers were… Continue reading 2020 in Review