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Antisemitism, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture, Queerphobia, Racism

Whoopi Goldberg Made AntiSemitic Comments About the Holocaust, Jews are Not Surprised

Whoopi Goldberg, born Caryn Johnson, is well known and loved worldwide and is most famous for her roles on Star Trek and the classic movie series Sister Act. Many are unaware that she has a history of antisemitism that a lot of people don't know about. It all Starts From a Name She decided to… Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg Made AntiSemitic Comments About the Holocaust, Jews are Not Surprised

Disability Hacks

You Don’t Have To Take Abuse Via Email, Here Is What To do

Developmentally disabled people, Autistic people specifically, are four to 10 more times more likely to be abused than other populations. According to DisabilityJustice.com We tend to be abused more frequentlyWe are abused for longer periods of timeWe are less likely to access the justice systemWe are more likely to be abused by a caregiver or… Continue reading You Don’t Have To Take Abuse Via Email, Here Is What To do

Disability Hacks

Disability Hack: Caption Discord Voice Channels

I am a long time gamer, I love Dungeons and Dragons and use Roll20.net to play. There is a problem. My partner is the Dungeon Master (DM) and uses the Discord voice channel. I am hard of hearing but I cannot hear high pitched voices. I do ok with most people except for one when… Continue reading Disability Hack: Caption Discord Voice Channels

Anti Vax Quacks, Children's Health Defense Quacks, Quacks

Problematic Organization: Children’s Health Defense

Children's Health Defense is a non profit organization that promotes anti vaccine propaganda and its one of the main sources of vaccine misinformation. It was originally founded under the name World Mercury Project in 2011. The group is chaired by Robert F Kennedy, Jr. The name was changed to Children's Health Defense in 2018. It… Continue reading Problematic Organization: Children’s Health Defense

Anti Vax Quacks, Children's Health Defense Quacks, DIet Quacks, Quacks

Quack Exposed: Gayle DeLong

Gayle DeLong is a parent to two autistic girls. She was born in 1958. In May 2005, she stared to use biomedical quack cures to try to cure autism. They have done supplements, chelation, restrictive quack diets, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. DeLong earned her Ph. D in international business and finance from New York University.… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Gayle DeLong

ABA, ADHD, autistic culture, Growing up undiagnosed

Intelligence Tests Given to Children are Unreliable and Ableist

It is no secret that I was diagnosed with ADHD as a 6 year old. They did a whole battery of tests. I remember them, vaguely. It is also no secret that I was an abused child. Today, I found out they both have everything to do with each other. Today, in a Facebook group… Continue reading Intelligence Tests Given to Children are Unreliable and Ableist

Growing up undiagnosed

Before I Realized I Was Autistic, I Was a Furry

Before I left home, I was not allowed to be my authentic self. When I left home, I really had to find out who I was. I chose to be in the substance free dorm in college and I met some of the best friends I will ever have. They introduced me to the furry… Continue reading Before I Realized I Was Autistic, I Was a Furry

CoMorbidities, EDS, Growing up undiagnosed

Diagnosis of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and What a Flare Up is Like

Clues From My Childhood My whole life I had had random pain and injuries I could not explain. I was often told I was faking it or doing it for attention. My parents who were supposed to protect me and take care of me gas lit me my entire life, especially medically. I had a… Continue reading Diagnosis of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and What a Flare Up is Like

Disability Hacks

Disability Hack: Check Your Ethernet Cable If Your Internet Is Acting Wonky

We all know home internet is really important to autistics. It connects us with the world wide community, games, social media etc. Having no internet is the same as being cut off from the world and it is meltdown inducing.  A few years ago, we switched from cable to DSL internet because the cable company… Continue reading Disability Hack: Check Your Ethernet Cable If Your Internet Is Acting Wonky

Diabetes, Disabled Parenting

When Ordering Medical Supplies for You or Your Child, Know What it is, The Mistakes Can Be Fatal

https://anchor.fm/fierceautie/episodes/When-Ordering-Medical-Supplies-for-You-or-Your-Child--Know-What-it-is--The-Mistakes-Can-Be-Fatal-e1f3lmb It is no secret, one of my children has type one diabetes. It was so hard on him until we figured out what equipment worked for him. There were several hospitalizations until there was a good routine on things. He has an amazing endocrinologist, which his vital. I was told this is quite normal… Continue reading When Ordering Medical Supplies for You or Your Child, Know What it is, The Mistakes Can Be Fatal