Rebekah Jones (l) Matt Gaetz (r)

Rebekah Jones calls out Matt Gaetz on TikTok over Facebook post involving her autistic son

She went in.

On Sep 12, 2022 by David Covucci

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‘This bothers me in so many different ways’: Teacher kisses adult student who is nonverbal, autistic, sparking debate

'This video was very unsettling for me to watch.'

On Aug 31, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman speaking hands up caption 'This sounds comes with a MASSIVE trigger warning for the autistic community' (l) woman speaking caption 'This sounds comes with a MASSIVE trigger warning for the autistic community' (c) woman speaking hand up caption 'This sounds comes with a MASSIVE trigger warning for the autistic community' (r)

‘This is explicit ableism’: Autistic TikTokers want you to stop using this disturbing sound

The widespread use of the sound is hurting people.

On Aug 24, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman speaking caption 'get your doctor and HR involved, they need to provide reasonable accommodations with a confirmed medical condition' (l) Woman typing on laptop under desk caption 'POV: you're autistic and 'have' to go into office twice a week but find it hard to work there because it's bright, distracting and open plan so you asked for a low sensory room to avoid having a meltdown at work but they just told you work in the smaller open plan officeso when you're feeling overwhelmed so now you have to work under a desk in the open plan office because you have deadlines and can't leave to go home in the middle of the day because it will 'look bad'' (c) woman speaking caption 'get your doctor and HR involved, they need to provide reasonable accommodations with a confirmed medical condition' (r)(

‘POV: you’re autistic and ‘have’ to go into the office twice a week’: TikToker resorts to working under a desk after employer refused to provide proper accommodations for her disability

'If you've been through this you know how draining it is to constantly speak up for your needs.'

On Aug 8, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman upset speaking caption 'What the $&@? Did You Just Say?!' (l) tiny shopping cart with pills inside wooden blocks 'ADHD' adjacent on light blue background (c) woman speaking upset caption 'I do believe medication for adhd is a cop out. They just need to learn ways to focus better and have avenues to release that energy.' (r)

‘You want a diagnosis so you can just shove pills in your kids’ faces’: Mother says her child’s new doctor wouldn’t give him his medication, sparking debate

'Within five minutes of being there, this man says, ‘Your son is not autistic and he does not have ADHD.''

On Jun 10, 2022 by Braden Bjella

office cubicle background with sign inset 'I'm autistic. I prefer direct, literal and detailed communication. If I am: not making eye contact, not greeting you back, not understanding your social cues, etc. There is no malicious intent. It is the autism. Thank you for understanding.'

Autistic worker makes sign to hang in office after allegedly getting disciplined for being a ‘bad communicator’

'I know this was a fun conversation with HR.'

On May 12, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

Woman dancing outside caption 'the most ablest thing I've ever seen is this Reddit page' (l) Woman pointing to comments 'you're not even diagnosed' (c) Woman dancing caption ' This page on Reddit out to expose people with 'fake disabilities' with photo above (r)

A woman called out a Reddit page dedicated to outing people with ‘fake’ disabilities. TikTokers are aghast

'Why do people hate disabled people so much?'

On Apr 15, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

'fired for submitting ADHD/Autism accommodations and this was the fight between me and my husband about it'

TikToker’s husband calls her ‘incompetent’ after she was fired over disability accommodations

Viewers say she deserves a better job and a better husband.

On Sep 18, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen

Jake Angeli, the 'Qanon Shaman' in red white and blue face paint and headdress.

QAnon Shaman’s lawyer delivers slur-filled rant while blaming Capitol riot on intellectual disabilities

Albert Watkins' excuse for the insurrection attempt was resoundingly rejected.

On May 19, 2021 by Claire Goforth

An illustration of Elon Musk.

The autistic community does not want Elon Musk to represent them

'Huge win for the ableism movement.'

On May 10, 2021 by Siobhan Ball

TikToker @paigelayle promotes Autism Twitch fundraiser

Autistic TikTok stars campaign to halt ‘hate groups’ fundraiser endorsed by Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel

'We deserve to call the shots on our own disorder.'

On Apr 26, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

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Video shows cop throwing, punching autistic teen

'NO child, disability or not, deserves to be treated like this.'

On Apr 25, 2021 by Daysia Tolentino

A police officer handcuffs a child.

‘You’re choking me’: Video shows police arresting 11-year-old with autism

The child's mom is suing the school district and the sheriff's deputies who were involved.

On Mar 10, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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Sia deactivates Twitter after saying ‘sorry’ about Golden Globe-nominated film ‘Music’

Sia said 'Music' will now have a 'warning' about restraint scenes.

On Feb 4, 2021 by Audra Schroeder

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Video shows male ‘Karen’ making fun of child with autism

'She's gonna bang her head on the wall with a helmet, right?'

On Dec 7, 2020 by Kahron Spearman