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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

autistic culture

Self Diagnosis Is Not A Privilege. It Is Deep Seeded In Trauma

"Does your autism make you nasty?" is what I was met with when I told my toxic mother that I was diagnosed with autism on September 30, 2013.  How do I remember the date? The only appointment that was available was my birthday and only appointment that was available. I thank my toxic mother for… Continue reading Self Diagnosis Is Not A Privilege. It Is Deep Seeded In Trauma

autistic culture, In The Media

An Interview that Could Have Educated Went Horribly Wrong

About a month ago, I was contacted through my pet business email about an interview with The Today Show for a written article about autistic parents perceptions about videos being posted of meltdowns. I showed the email to my good friend, Emma Dalmayne and we both agreed this would be a great opportunity to educate… Continue reading An Interview that Could Have Educated Went Horribly Wrong

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

Growing up undiagnosed

Why the Name Change?

For over 20 years, I have been preferred to be called by my Hebrew name, not my Americanized name. My Americanized name is a symbol of the abuse and torture I had as a child and changing my name is a way of letting that go and being free of the trauma and abuse.  I… Continue reading Why the Name Change?

Ableism, Disabled Parenting, Discrimination

Joint Hate Campaign Against My Children By Fiona Oleary and Connie Manning

Not one of mine but it was sent to me. If the creator comes forward, I will credit them.                The Outpouring Love From the Community                   She claims I sell his medical supplies and medically neglect him You cannot sell… Continue reading Joint Hate Campaign Against My Children By Fiona Oleary and Connie Manning

Ableism, Discrimination, Problematic Advocates, Problems

The Connie Chronicles

Connie Manning as a mother of an Autistic who has her own page. It's an autism warrior mom page. She silences autistic voices. She invalidates self diagnosis. She works with the NCSA and ADW. Here is a timeline on what happened.     Jump to a section: The Boycott List Asking for Autistic Voices and Deleting Connection… Continue reading The Connie Chronicles