Veterinary and Autism

Achievements by Autistic People are Not Amazing just because they are Autistic

Far too many times achievements by autistic people are sensationalized and the recipient is infantilized. This is how inspiration porn is born. Disabled people are put on a pedestal to make non disabled people feel good. This happens often to autistics who have multiple college degrees, been campaigning against mistreatment, have a career, etc. The… Continue reading Achievements by Autistic People are Not Amazing just because they are Autistic

Debarking an Autistic Child?

A mother from Wisconsin had a very controversial surgery done on her autistic child. She claimed that it helped quiet him. The mother said it was the right choice for their family. Kade Hadegraaf is her son. Three years ago he started screaming and didn’t stop. The mother claimed that he would scream 1000 times… Continue reading Debarking an Autistic Child?

Can Dogs Be Autistic?

There has been the age old question going around the community:”Can dogs be autistic?” The answer to this question is not as simple as it may seem. To answer this question, the psychology of dogs, structure of their brain and genetics need to be examined.  Psychology of humans and psychology of dogs are completely different. … Continue reading Can Dogs Be Autistic?