Note For Anyone Writing About Me

Guide to Writing About Me

I am an Autistic person,not a person with autism. I am also not Aspergers. The diagnosis isn't even in the DSM anymore, and yes, I agree with the consolidation of all autistic spectrum stuff under one umbrella. I have other issues with the DSM.

I don't like Autism Speaks. I'm Disabled, not differently abled, and I am an Autistic activist. Self-advocate is true, but incomplete.

Citing My Posts

MLA: Hillary, Alyssa. "Post Title." Yes, That Too. Day Month Year of post. Web. Day Month Year of retrieval.

APA: Hillary, A. (Year Month Day of post.) Post Title. [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://yesthattoo.blogspot.com/post-specific-URL.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Radical Neurodivergence Speaking: Autistic Pride Day

Radical Neurodivergence Speaking: Autistic Pride Day: I'm hoping to get up a post tomorrow with some other people's reflections on APD. But for now: Why do we have Autistic Pride Day? Why is au...

Um, ditto much? Seriously, I'm not broken. And I like who I am. So I'm all for Autistic Pride Day, as long as Autism Speaks doesn't try to co-opt it or something. Then I go on the warpath.

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