May 10, 2013
This is for every person who embodies the meaning of motherhood. This is for the ones who nurture and protect, who never consider their lives more important than the lives of the ones being nourished, educated, protected and loved.
Apr 16, 2013
Listen Up! the PSA from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network and Autism Acceptance Month has been released!
Mar 28, 2013
The one thing in my life I would like to cure.
Feb 26, 2013
The title of the book should be enough for anyone who wants to know, know more or know anything, about autism and Autistics to buy it and read it.
Feb 10, 2013
Some parents understand that autism is a natural part of some children’s lives and they fight the societal attitudes toward autistics. That’s love. Some parents don’t, and they fight, and hurt, their own children. This is not love and is one of the things that make me very tired.
Feb 5, 2013
I want to talk about Autism Acceptance again. I want to talk about Autism Acceptance because soon we will be, again, referred to as tragedies, …
Jan 21, 2013
Why are people without disabilities measuring their perception of the severity of another’s autism and their right to membership and voice in the autism community?
Jan 19, 2013
“If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree…”We know how functioning labels are not helpful, despite being largely used by neurotypicals. But some autistics also grade members of our community and I want to understand why.
Jan 5, 2013
Autism is not a set of deficits. Autism is complex and all of us can self-advocate despite the difficulties we might face. Autism is life. I am Autistic, I self-advocate and I am happy.
Jan 3, 2013
Great post from Ollibean contriutor Amy Sequenzia on Autism Women’s Network.
Dec 26, 2012
Respect for one another is one basic quality if we want to have meaningful conversations and relationships with other human beings. The ableism that disabled people experience is a form of disrespect.
Dec 12, 2012
After “Non-speaking, ‘low-functioning’” was published, lots of people wanted to hear from me. I met so many amazing people, autistic bloggers with so much to share and the smartest people I know. Parents of autistic children also valued my words.