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Managing Challenging Behaviors in Neurotypicals

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Many neurotypical adults have behaviors that the rest of us find difficult to handle. These people are generally unaware of the stress their challenging behaviors cause for autistic friends and family members. 458 more words

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An Open Letter to Wendy Chung and Everyone Else Who Worries About Autism

(So, it would have been nice if I could have written this for the Autism Positivity flash blog, or Blogging Against Disablism Day. But life doesn’t always work out that neatly, and I only saw the TED talk two days ago and the words to respond didn’t come to me until now. 1,139 more words

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Ballastexistenz: Expressions of PosAutivity: #AutismPositivity2014, Crocheting and Dancing

By Mel Baggs

Please see video linked here: Crocheting and dancing. from Mel Baggs on Vimeo.

Crocheting is my new perseveration.  You can call what I was doing in this video stimming, dancing, or whatever you want, but it’s how my body moved naturally and it felt great. 381 more words

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Many Facets of Expression: Expressions of PosAutivity #AutismPositivity2014

By Angel Mindretrofit

Today I am participating in the Expressions of PosAutivity, I was not sure if I was going to be able to express what I had hoped to … I am still not sure I did, but I do believe I share my positive experiences with expression and how important it is to not only be flexible with other’s ways of expression, but for ourselves as well. 2,165 more words

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Pensiveaspie Expressions of PosAutivity: #AutismPositivity2014

By Pensiveaspie


I wanted to write a blog about all the positive and supportive things friends/family members have said to us.

I wanted to fill this post with hope and love so others could be inspired, so I reached out again to my aspie groups and asked for their stories. 940 more words

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Ballastexistenz: Expressions of PosAutivity: #AutismPositivity2014, Crocheting and Dancing

Crocheting and dancing. from Mel Baggs on Vimeo.

Crocheting is my new perseveration.  You can call what I was doing in this video stimming, dancing, or whatever you want, but it’s how my body moved naturally and it felt great. 372 more words

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Outpouring of Words ~ By Emma Zurcher-Long

Three Haikus By Emma Zurcher-Long for #AutismPositivity2014

*Emma writes by typing on a bluetooth qwerty keyboard attached to her iPad.  For more about the way Emma communicates, read – … 189 more words

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