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 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Emergence of a Deadly Coronavirus

Posted: Yesterday, 11:24 pm 

Replies: 7,645
Views: 135,792

CDC Urges Vaccinated People To Mask Up Indoors In Places With High Virus Transmission he Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidance on wearing masks Tuesday. In a reversal of its earlier position, the agency is now recommending that some fully vaccinated people wear masks indoo...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Insurrection Hearings

 Post subject: Insurrection Hearings
Posted: Yesterday, 11:05 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 29

Officers Give Harrowing Testimony On Their Experience Defending The Capitol On Jan. 6 Four police officers testified Tuesday about the physical and verbal assaults they faced responding to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol in a highly emotional hearing. The four officers — Pfc. Harry Dunn and Sgt...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Texas Senate Bill - Can’t teach KKK is morally wrong

Posted: Yesterday, 5:28 pm 

Replies: 136
Views: 1,685

Either you support CRT or you support racism or are racist yourself. It’s as simple as that. Hell no. It means you might think CRT is a counterproductive way to fight racism. That so many that support CRT supports the idea that being against CRT automatically means you a racist or a racist supporte...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Biles withdraws from gymnastics final to protect team, self

Posted: Yesterday, 5:05 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 43

AP Simone Biles arrived in Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready to carry the burden of outsized expectations. Only, as the women’s gymnastics team final approached on Tuesday nigh...

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Adult Theory of Mind Screening Test

Posted: Yesterday, 4:47 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 25

A new screening system to give insights into autistic adults' perspective taking difficulties In a series of short films, actors portray 'real world' situations to highlight subtle social interactions. Autistic adults may have different behaviors or perspectives in the workplace or in social situat...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Autistic run ''American Dream' Shop

Posted: Yesterday, 4:09 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 25

This American Dream shop is run by people with autism, and is already opening new doors Students with autism are getting firsthand job experience running a pop-up store at the American Dream mall. The students are from Secaucus-based Spectrum Works Inc., a nonprofit that provides job training and e...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: 'Prison Break' star Wentworth Miller reveals autism

Posted: Yesterday, 4:01 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 27

CNN The "Prison Break" star said on Instagram, "This isn't something I'd change ... immediately being autistic is central to who I am. To everything I've achieved/articulated." He did not include a picture alongside the caption, and instead posted a blank white square. He contin...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Q’Anon man thinks Parkland was a hoax, son is survivor

Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 7:49 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 71

I’m a Parkland Shooting Survivor. QAnon Convinced My Dad It Was All a Hoax. Bill’s final semester at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was already difficult enough. He was part of the final graduating class of survivors of the 2018 shooting, and they all had just marked the...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do you feel that autism is a catch-all diagnosis?

Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 4:51 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 233

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CarlM wrote:
. I found all my early school records and the dire reports to my parents from Kindergarten on. .

How did you find those records?. I would have assumed the school would have thrown them out by 1970 or so.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Autistic Activist to be arrested for exposing Jew Hatred

Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 1:08 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 86

Woman to be arrested over allegations from ultra-conservative religious group Gardaí are to arrest a Cork activist next week on charges of “inciting hatred” against a Christian fundamentalist group operating in the county. The group, which is part of a loose worldwide network called the Society of ...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Desperation, Science, Charlatans and Alternative Treatments

Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 12:58 pm 

Replies: 78
Views: 14,433

Bleach Peddler Kerri Rivera Appears to Have Been Raided by German Police Messages posted to a Telegram group run by Kerri Rivera, a pseudo-medical expert who advocates for the use of a dangerous bleach solution to “cure” autism and other serious illnesses, say she’s being criminally charged as a re...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: The burden of the savant stereotype

Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 11:52 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 56

Not Every Autistic Person is a ‘Savant.’ But the Stereotype Has Significant Mental Health Costs. My experiences made me feel that autistic people are only valued if they are a ‘genius’ or a ‘savant’ — otherwise, society doesn’t accept us… If you are excellent at something, then all is well; without...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Delta Variant surge and the Biden Administration

Posted: 26 Jul 2021, 1:14 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 87

Surge of covid delta variant poses new political threat to Biden and his agenda The rapid increase in coronavirus infections driven by the delta variant over the past month is turning the country’s attention back to the pandemic and threatening to subsume President Biden’s agenda — just as the Whit...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Clapton is not God just another flawed person

Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 10:56 am 

Replies: 39
Views: 472

In this era when so many old songs have been cancelled a lot of the songs we have been discussing are still regularly played on “oldies”, “Classic Hits”, and “Classic Rock” stations. If it was creepy back in the ‘70s what does it say about the sixtysomethings audiences for these songs? Those who re...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: We’re all the people that achieved something Aspergers…

Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 10:31 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 314

We have no way of knowing if these historical figures were autistic or not. We can suspect these people were autistic but we will probably never know. What we do know is that these people had traits associated with Autism. In my humble opinion this is how one should deal and not deal with this infor...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Woman calls cops another Black Jogger

Posted: 25 Jul 2021, 9:44 am 

Replies: 1,105
Views: 16,230

Barnes did not suggest she is on the spectrum, he stated it. What his statement did suggest is that an “autism defense” might be added. As said earlier I have no idea if she is autistic, or if she has a diagnosis of any kind. Despite the statement that she is on the spectrum being seemingly a casual...
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