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By Alice Farion It’s going to be ok. I’m going to be ok. It’s just 8 hours. I’m going to be normal. But I’m not. I am faking it, I am not ok. I am not normal. Everyday, I play an act. I have been an actress my whole life. I am a researcher too. Everyday, I observe other people, list facts, organise …
21.12.2020 · From The Art of Autism
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The Art of Autism is posting personal stories of how people on the autism spectrum overcame bullying or abusive situations. By Christian D. Espicha According to the a survey by the National Autistic Society in the U.K. , half of autistic adults are abus…
16.10.2018 · From The Art of Autism
An interview with Stuart Duncan, creator of the computer game Autcraft, a safe alternative to Minecraft By Stephanie King Stuart Duncan has given the community something to talk about, Autcraft, a Minecraft server with special admins and rules designed with children on the spectrum in mind. I wasn’t…
21.05.2018 · From The Art of Autism
October is Bullying Prevention Month.  It is a fact that autistic people are bullied at greater than average rates and are often goaded into meltdowns or other behaviors so that bullies can make fun of them. A report from the Interactive Autism Network showed that 67 percent of autistic childre…
27.10.2017 · From The Art of Autism
I’ve never heard of bees getting bullied before. By Noushka A blog written for Bullying Prevention Month Part 1: A “how far I’ve come” list I was fragile. I am strong. I was naive. I am cynical. I was singled out. I am cherry-picked. I was hurt. I am healing. Slowly. I …
25.10.2017 · From The Art of Autism
With an estimate of 90 percent of autistic people who are either unemployed or under employed the Art of Autism realizes that raising awareness about Disability and Employment is critical.  Each October for more than 70 years, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Polic…
03.10.2017 · From The Art of Autism
By Debra Muzikar As I write this blog, there is a video that has gone viral with a hashtag #StoptheBullying showing images of a ten-year old child (who happens to be Donald Trump’s child Barron) making a case that the child is autistic. This last week Rosie O’Donnell added to the specula…
26.11.2016 · From The Art of Autism
From when I was very young, I watched people’s behavior. If someone was purposely rude, or mistreated people, I immediately lost all interest in them. If someone tried to bully me, I immediately thought, well, if I’m too different for them, they’d never accept Anthony…I don&#…
11.09.2016 · From The Art of Autism