Ableism Rebuttals, autistic culture, Disability Culture, 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

Ableism Rebuttals, Veterinary and Autism

"Autism Parents" Would Learn A Lot from Jackson Galaxy

The majority of "autism parents" I run into want to fix their autistic child with ABA or having them mask. This is usually achieved by operant conditioning, positive/negative reinforcement, etc. As an autistic veterinary technologist, I noticed that Jackson Galaxy from "My Cat From Hell" has a different approach when he works with cats and… Continue reading "Autism Parents" Would Learn A Lot from Jackson Galaxy