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He has ASD 3 and intellectual disability. It's not a brother, but a cousin and I see him rarely, once a year or maybe even every few years.investigate intellectual disability? are there people who don't have autistic neurology who have an intellectual disability!?so is autism an intellectual disability ?my mother was completely paralysed so she is in the same area as what is called brain injury ,but she had a wasting disease ,never known autism to be a wasting disease,think if your brother was in the category love instead of autism when you love you don't care that it's autism or any label, just that you love, so it's relative ,dependant on how self centred we are .
Running a movement for something you believe to be a matter of justice or fairness is never wrong - but you will run into huge objections from people who don't like the loss of freedom they feel you are forcing on them. Because you may not value particular freedoms does not mean others don't value them highly.Hmmm....In Western Society today it's no longer valid to say that an extremely small minority in relation to the majority means that minority shouldn't be acknowledged, given attention to or even given preference (e.g. trans). I think the fact that things have changed that can be a good thing since now the "voiceless" not only have a voice and a "place at the table", they can demand that others recognize, accept and be sympathetic to their needs.
Autism absolutely then should be no different.
Would it be wrong for a movement to be led that would change laws regarding things like the following?
- Outlaw chemical fragrances such as those found in air fresheners, dryer sheets, perfumes, colognes, shampoos, etc?
- Modify and increase laws related to noise pollution.
- Increase awareness that there are people, including autistic people who have serious issues with things like handshakes and other methods of touching people in salutation.
- Call for the acceptance of work accommodations for autistic people.
No civil rights law was ever passed (at least in the US) without a large majority of the population already agreeing that it was necessary and good.
There is no federal law protecting trans students' ability to compete on teams that are not their biological sex. IIRC Oregon is the only state that has such a law.I don't know if this is true. Polling repeatedly seems to show that the majority of people polled aren't in favor of high school trans athletes competing on teams that are not their biological sex.
That's one example that comes to mind.
It could be argued that defunding police initiatives are a civil rights issue and same thing, the majority seems to be against defunding initiatives.
I don't know what audar is, I googled it but no avail."Au-dar" is a thing, does anyone else have it? Sometimes an individual sets off my audar and I feel this is a friend I haven't met yet, but also if they conform to some of the more unsavory stereotypes of our people, then that's someone I want to steer clear of. Audar isn't 100% reliable and false positives happen.
I think some people are autistic.I made the word up, it's basically the autistic equivalent of gaydar.
I think autists who did creative stuff in childhood got away without ptsd, like temple grand in, bill gates, etc.I'm not talking about facial features necessarily (with how seldom I give eye contact I tend not to notice) rather things like mannerisms, gait, "catch phrases", any stims shown, or broad-ranged or monotone speech. All things that can contribute to a passer-by "seemng" autistic me or not. I never heard about autistic people being more prone to having a Cupid's bow mouth (although obnoxioud relatives glowed over me having one as a kid) - to me this notion seems like a holdover from phrenology. A stereotype doesn't have to be good or bad necessarily, but it can't be taken as an iron rule. Hence why "false positives" on the audar can happen.
Here's my hot autis-take for the day: there is no autist alive today who doesn't also suffer from PTSD like a mofo.