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ABA, Ableism, ADHD, autistic culture, Discrimination

It is Abusive When Asking People To Relive Trauma for Your Sick Curiosity

Trauma just isn't an event that happens to you. The mental images, emotions, flashbacks, sounds, tastes, feeling, and other senses stay with you. Asking to retell your story makes you relive the trauma as if it is happening at that very moment. A lot of months ago, I was approached by Liz Tung from NPR… Continue reading It is Abusive When Asking People To Relive Trauma for Your Sick Curiosity

ADHD, CoMorbidities, Duh Files

Duh Files: Autism, ADHD Found to Have Overlapping and Distinct Genetic Contributions

Sep 26, 2022 | staff reporter This is a new one to hit my alerts. This is something that the neurodivergent community, as a whole, has been saying for decades and the "experts" just caught up. It further proves that autism and ADHD are genetic. They really need to stop looking for environmental causes. There isn't any.… Continue reading Duh Files: Autism, ADHD Found to Have Overlapping and Distinct Genetic Contributions

ADHD, CoMorbidities, Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Brain Balance/Melillio Method

Brain Balance or Mellio Method have centers all over the world. It is named for Dr. Robert Melillo. He is a functional neurologist. He has been practicing for over 30 years. He focuses on autism, ADHD, OCD, dyslexia, tourrettes's syndrome, bi polar disorder and other neurological and mental health conditions. He believes his methods will… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Brain Balance/Melillio Method

ADHD, autistic culture, CoMorbidities, Disability Hacks, Growing up undiagnosed

Disability Hacks: How to Get a Free ADHD/Autism Evaluation if You are in the United States

Diagnosis access is almost impossible in the United States. Insurance does not cover, a lot of people are uninsured or the evaluations are just for children. A lot of people are not lucky like I was to get an ADHD diagnosis in the 80's. I was able to get a free free evaluation on Social… Continue reading Disability Hacks: How to Get a Free ADHD/Autism Evaluation if You are in the United States

ADHD, autistic culture, CoMorbidities, Disability Hacks, Disabled Parenting, Sensory Processing Disorder

Having An Automated Smart Home Helps a Disabled Family

I thought what you are all are probably thinking. "Its so expensive, how can they afford that?" We did not do it all at once. It was done a little at time. How We Started Turning Our Home Into a Smart Home I actually did not have a desire to do this until I had… Continue reading Having An Automated Smart Home Helps a Disabled Family

ADHD, Disabled Parenting, Jewish Culture

Finding a Truly Accepting Shul is Hard but We Hit the Jackpot

Looking for an Inclusive Jewish Preschool When Roo was about to enter into preschool (nursery in Europe), I wanted him to go to a Jewish school. I knew Boop needed extra services and her mother was more involved and wanted her in a secular school so we respected that. Anyway, we looked for Jewish schools… Continue reading Finding a Truly Accepting Shul is Hard but We Hit the Jackpot

Ableism, ADHD, autistic culture, CoMorbidities, Discrimination, Sensory Processing Disorder

Abelism in Table Top Gaming

It is no secret that I am a gamer and my whole family are gamers. I started playing Dungeons and Dragons type games when I met my partner. I really ran with it and really enjoy it. We actually got to know each other at a gaming session and things took off from there. This… Continue reading Abelism in Table Top Gaming

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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

Ableism, ADHD, autistic culture, CoMorbidities, Discrimination

Rebuttal: Dr Dinesh Bhugra: My Fear Over 'neurodivergent' Tik Tok stars who make ADHD and autism seem cool

Dr. Dinesh Bhugra is an esteemed psychiatrist in the United Kingdom. This article came across my google alerts. He also ran a study to see if vitamin D and iron deficiency were autism related. This has been disproven many times over. He also wrote an article saying that Hollywood films are excellent teaching tools when… Continue reading Rebuttal: Dr Dinesh Bhugra: My Fear Over 'neurodivergent' Tik Tok stars who make ADHD and autism seem cool

ADHD, Diabetes, Disabled Parenting

Child Abuse Prevention Month: The Story of J, D and A

Child abuse comes in all different forms. Child abuse looks like some things that one might not think of. J, D and A are my brothers and sister in law that my husband and I have custody of due to abuse at home and abuse in foster care. My husband and the children share the… Continue reading Child Abuse Prevention Month: The Story of J, D and A