Ontario autism parents™ give me such a specific headache.

Each of them is only in it for themselves. For THEIR family.

I get feeling worried when you're told there is something wrong. But your kid isn't alone. There's an entire autistic community. And that's who I'm here for.
So they are going on about "intensive behavioural modification made MY CHILD manageable"

But I'm saying "the autistic community, including countless survivors of "intensive interventions", are fighting to end this practice because it is inappropriate and hurts our development".
They call themselves advocates; they call me a "self advocate".

Hell no.
These autism martyr parents are the Self-advocates. Only advocating for their own interests.

I'm an advocate for all autistic people, not just my self. Unlike these forcefully ignorant embarrassments.

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3 May
Hey if you're progressive and working against Ford in #onpoli? Yall #VoteFordOut2022 crowd? Stop using "he cut autism funding" as a reason.

The funding he cut was to a "therapy" invented by the same guy who invented queer conversion therapy!

The parents demanding ABA...⤵️
Are demanding conversion therapy for their children.

You shouldn't want that for children. You shouldn't be standing with these parents who are so ableist and backwards they consider conversion therapy "needs based".

Sources below, please stop making yourself look so foolish 🤦
The traumatizing effects of “behavioural intervention” seen in this study, where researchers found that “Respondents of all ages who were exposed to ABA were 86 percent more likely to meet the PTSD criteria than respondents who were not exposed to ABA.”

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1 May
"I am not grateful for autism research."

This article is terrific. #AutisticAcademics will feel it deeply.
"What is more of a mystery is why autism research focuses solely on cognition and psychological cause and effect. This is a binary approach to research." ⤵️
"...It assumes nothing else impacts on cognition other than the posited trajectory of autism."

Very true, and how we end up with garbage Behavioural therapies.

An autistic child upset because their environment is hurting them is assumed to be upset because they are autistic.
"These cozy re search silos mean our lives are not contextualized within the world. With no realistic dimension, research will always fail us: it is not about living participating humans."

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1 May
People that hate us and want us all gone will now be able to act like they are allies and have plenty of "proof" how if we attack them we are attacking progress, and that makes me want to puke.

Autistic liberation doesn't look like this.
It's the same liberal shit that I've watched ruin countless movements in my time doing activism and I'm miserable it's happening like this here
Someone's gonna come here & tell me the redirection of 1/3 of millions of eugenics $$ is good; that's true.

Someone who just blocked me says we shouldn't worry about How things get done.

I do worry. We know they will throw this in our faces constantly & still stay eugenicist.
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