As a teenager on the autism spectrum, I feel deflated when I stumble across articles centered around some ‘wonder drug’ that’s claimed to cure autism. One of my pet peeves is the fact that people treat autism as an illness or inferiority that needs to be cured.
My head fills with a variety of questions:
Why would anyone want to cure autism?
How can people be ...Continue Reading →
Imagine if you will a quiet world, well ordered as long as everything has its place..
Imagine a warmth, cozy and comfortingly familiar. Your own warmth, just your own.
Now imagine headlights, bright and intrusive as in a winters night, burning and intense. They glare through the warmth and safety you have and push your eyes deep into their sockets until it’s unbearably painful.
Those headlights are someone’s eyes making intense eye contact with yours.
“Look at me!” The mouth beneath the eyes commands. ...Continue Reading →
Autistic, not with autism. That’s the first thing, always the first thing.
The Word Autistic And Its Meaning.
Wording is very important.
And in my opinion:
This person ‘has’ autism.
These people ‘have’ autism.
This child ‘with’ autism.
Implies its external, has been gained and suggests a medical condition.
It’s not a medical condition.
As you can get Cancer and have it.
You can get Pneumonia and have it.
You cannot ‘get’ autism therefore ...Continue Reading →
Attached are three links, please be sure to look at the Amanda Mary Jewell exposè on the BBC show radio 5 live and to click on the YouTube links provided.
On the 3rd of Nov I received a call at approximately 6pm UK time from Amanda Mary Jewell, I asked her to please phone me back and went upstairs to wait for the call.
She phoned back about twenty minutes later and told me in a friendly manner that I should call ...Continue Reading →
Parents often ask with concern why when their child has made a gain of some kind in development do they seem to reverse in others ?
As an Autistic I can tell you that if your child has for instance become toilet trained recently they may revert to a previous special interest or sensory seeking behavior for comfort and reassurance.
There’s nothing wrong with that in fact it makes perfect sense, any progress is still a change even if it is good, ...Continue Reading →
‘We are the UK’s largest provider of specialist autism services. Our trained staff and volunteers bring passion and expertise to the lives of 100,000 people living with autism every year.’
‘Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.’ By the Beatles, Strawberry Fields.
Yet the NAS refuse to acknowledge the obvious and desperate need for legislation against fake autism cures here in the UK ...
The media have exposed a horrific report regarding a 4 year old Autistic boy living in the UK.
Emma Dalmayne and I have read the full Case Report issued by the Doctors who treated this child.
This little boy was rushed to hospital with serious life threatening symptoms!
He was on a cocktail of different unregulated, unproven and dangerous products!
All prescribed by a QUACK!
He was on dangerous doses of Calcium Magnesium Citrate, dangerous doses of Vitamin D, Camels Milk, AFP Enzymes, ...Continue Reading →