Predators

Predator: Moses Cassian or Mike Geodfery

This person, I don't even think this is what his real name is, has been targeting commentators on autistic-led pages. The URL to both profiles are : https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008751394797 https://www.facebook.com/geodfrey.wasonga This person messaged a friend of mine under this account: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008751394797 He proceeded to talk to this friend when they commented on the page Autistic Grandma:… Continue reading Predator: Moses Cassian or Mike Geodfery

CoMorbidities, Diabetes, Disability Hacks

How to Disable the Auto-off Function on the Tandem T-Slim Insulin Pump

*Disclaimer: Talk with your endocrinologist before you do this. This stumped our endo and I am happy I found a way to disable this * What Happened A is my 11 year old autistic son. He is also a type one diabetic. He uses the Tandem T-slim x2. It connects with his Dexcom, which is… Continue reading How to Disable the Auto-off Function on the Tandem T-Slim Insulin Pump

ABA, autistic culture, Disabled Parenting, Growing up undiagnosed, Jewish Culture

Autistic Adult Find Healing From Abuse in Unusual Places

Background It is no secret I was an abused child. I was neglected, abused in almost every sense of the word. I was berated, beaten and made to think I was worthless. I was placed in ABA to change who I was. My parents favorite go to was that I was created to make them… Continue reading Autistic Adult Find Healing From Abuse in Unusual Places

autistic culture

Making Disabled People Find Your Sample Group is Exploitive and Unethical

This happens far too often. There is a student who is required to conduct a research study. There is nothing wrong with this, I had to do it. The issue is with how these people obtain thier sample group.    Lately, there has been a trend of students reaching out to autistic content creators and… Continue reading Making Disabled People Find Your Sample Group is Exploitive and Unethical

Problematic Autistics, Problems

Problematic Autistic: Elon Musk

Just recently, Elon Musk was on Saturday Night Live and he revealed that he is autistic. Actually, he said he had Asperger's syndrome. He claimed he was the first person with AS to host SNL, which the entire world knows is not true. He had been trying to develop a brain implant to try to… Continue reading Problematic Autistic: Elon Musk

autistic culture, Deaf 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

Quackery Exposed: Nordic Cuddle Therapy

How Cuddle Therapy Caught My Attention This morning I received this message: I’m reaching out from Nordic Cuddle, a cuddle therapy company and training provider. Nordic Cuddle has developed a brand new dual-accredited cuddle therapy course with leading touch researchers and medical experts, including the autism expert, Dr. Liliya T.B Wheatcraft, MD, MSc (Cantab), DCH,… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Nordic Cuddle Therapy

Ableism, Disabled Parenting, Discrimination

An Autistic Mom's Perspective on Alejandro Ripley's Murder

Alejandro Ripley was a 9 year old autistic boy who lived in South Florida, same area as I do. He was described by one of his neighbors as a playful child. He was always laughing while jumping on his trampoline. "Overall a good boy." Patricia Ripley, his mother (I use this term loosely), led him… Continue reading An Autistic Mom's Perspective on Alejandro Ripley's Murder

In The Media, Melissa Eaton

A Disgraced Ex-Doctor Says He's Behind the Use of Ketamine to 'Cure' a Child with Autism

  A Disgraced Ex-Doctor Says He's Behind the Use of Ketamine to 'Cure' a Child with Autism FDA Warning Letter       Roby Mitchell claims that ketamine can cure autism symptoms—and has been boasting on social media that he's persuaded a family to try it on their six-year-old. By Anna Merlan April 9, 2020, 10:00am Share… Continue reading A Disgraced Ex-Doctor Says He's Behind the Use of Ketamine to 'Cure' a Child with Autism

In The Media, Quackery, Scouting

Interview with Aut-ish on Discourse, Pseudoscience and Scouting

https://autish.wordpress.com/2020/03/20/aut-ish-episode-14-discourse-special-guest-amanda-seigler-fierce-autie/ Accessibility notice and Intro Music – 00:00-00:25 For more accessibility, feel free to read the transcript as you listen. Available at: https://autish.wordpress.com Onikage Hello, and welcome to the Aut-Ish podcast. My name is Onikage. And this Autism podcast, like my blog provides various autistic content. I am autistic myself and I want to promote acceptance,… Continue reading Interview with Aut-ish on Discourse, Pseudoscience and Scouting