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 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: ‘Today Show’ article about “Autism Wars”

Posted: 17 minutes ago 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,679


Venting: :( So much bad stirred in with so much good. "If you've met one Autistic you've met one Autistic." It seems that is often unappreciated. + - Is Autism a disability? Sometimes! It depends on the individual. + - Should Autism be accepted? Sometimes! It depends on the individual. + ...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Six year old shoots a teacher in Virginia

Posted: 34 minutes ago 

Replies: 10
Views: 582


Teacher shot by 6-year-old says school was warned 4 times, announces lawsuit Abigail Zwerner, the teacher who was shot by a student in a classroom in Newport News, Virginia, earlier this month intends to file a lawsuit against the school board, her lawyer said Wednesday, alleging the shooting could...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: 1 Dead, Trooper shot - Atlanta area envirnmental protest

Posted: 44 minutes ago 

Replies: 3
Views: 170


Georgia governor declares state of emergency, activates 1,000 National Guard troops amid Atlanta protests Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency Thursday and activated 1,000 National Guard troops in response to ongoing violent protests in downtown Atlanta following a shooting last we...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Teen MS-13 member charged with strangling autistic woman

Posted: Today, 5:10 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 109


regardless of cause or motivation nobody deserves to die like that. If she was "in the wrong place" does that mean she deserved that? No matter where or what time of day, nobody deserves to be murdered. Of course, but if I post every time an autistic person is murdered it would 1. depress...

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: The Construct of Asperger's Syndrome

Posted: Today, 1:22 pm 

Replies: 34
Views: 3,538


I think I am making progress on my recovery from my stroke. Many people who suffer strokes experience vision loss. I lost the vision on the right side of my face. After my stroke I suffered at least three levels of vision loss. I have been working very hard on repairing the damage and have made gre...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: McCarthy taps GOP members to investigate Covid policies

Posted: Today, 1:11 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 97


Fnord wrote:
There is not a single epidemiologist or virologist in the entire group.

Being devout Republicans, I wonder what their verdict will be?

:roll: Besides "Obama did it!", of course.

Criminal referral of Dr. Fauci.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: 5 Memphis cops fired for death during traffic stop

Posted: Today, 1:06 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 175


Five fired Memphis police officers charged with murder in death of Tyre Nichols: "This was wrong. This was criminal" Five fired Memphis police officers were charged with second-degree murder in the death of Tyre Nichols, Tennessee authorities announced Thursday. Nichols died three days af...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: "Large, destructive" tornado slams Houston suburbs

Posted: Today, 1:03 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 82


In recent years, researchers have noticed that fewer tornadoes were touching down in the Great Plains and that more were hitting the Southeast. A tornado that tore through the Houston area on Tuesday was the kind of early-season storm that scientists say has been occurring with increasing regularit...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Sharp rise in Autism without intellectual impairments

Posted: Today, 8:47 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 45


Autism diagnoses rose sharply in NJ suburbs, went undercounted: Rutgers The number of children with autism in four suburban New Jersey counties has skyrocketed since the turn of the millennium, according to a new peer-reviewed study from Rutgers University. Researchers said the uptick was driven la...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: I'm Bleeding Out of my Ear

Posted: Today, 4:20 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 107


Glad to hear

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Teen MS-13 member charged with strangling autistic woman

Posted: Yesterday, 11:20 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 109


It is hard for me to know whether to post a story like this because it is hard to know if the victim was attacked because her autistic traits made her seem like a easy target or she was a female in the wrong place at the wrong time.

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Which Movie Do You Think is the Most Offensive?

Posted: Yesterday, 10:48 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 273


Since the OP wants the answer to be about personal ahem taste.

2 Girls 1 Cup

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: McCarthy taps GOP members to investigate Covid policies

Posted: Yesterday, 9:33 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 97


The panel, which will include Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, is expected to investigate the origins of the virus and pandemic restrictions. House Republicans have tapped the members who will lead an investigation into how the government handled the coronavirus pandemic, including conservative firebra...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Trump to be allowed back onto Facebook and Instagram

Posted: Yesterday, 9:26 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 86


BBC Donald Trump will be allowed back on to Facebook and Instagram, after Meta announced it would be ending its two-year suspension of his accounts. The suspension will end "in the coming weeks", the social media giant said. In a statement, Nick Clegg, Meta's president of global affairs, ...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Six year old shoots a teacher in Virginia

Posted: Yesterday, 3:54 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 582


School administrators were warned 6-year-old had a gun before he allegedly shot Newport News teacher, lawyer says Administrators at the Newport News, Virginia, elementary school where a teacher was allegedly shot by a 6-year-old earlier this month were warned the day of the shooting that the child ...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: ‘Today Show’ article about “Autism Wars”

Posted: Yesterday, 12:04 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,679


The power struggle between researchers, autistic self-advocates and parents is threatening progress across the field. In April of 2021, Emilie Wigdor finished up a paper titled “The female protective effect against autism spectrum disorder” and put it on the pre-print server medRxiv. Wigdor is a Ph...
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