The most powerful political Ad I’ve ever seen
Although Aspergers is more then introversion the following speaks volumes.
“… because shyness and introversion — or more precisely, the careful, sensitive temperament from which both often spring — are not just normal. They are valuable. And they may be essential to the survival of our species. ”
By SUSAN CAINRead More: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/opinion/sunday/26shyness.html
That’s a bit of a long title, but yeah. It just irritates me when people claim they’re for neurodiversity when in reality they’re using is as a synonym and less contentious term for being ASD-supremacist.
Besides, it seems like a void term to me. The degree of variability in neurological types…
Clip from Adam Elliot’s film Mary and Max in which Max explains what Aspergers Syndrome is and how he feels about having it.
This film is extremely dark and bittersweet and funny and macabre and you should all watch it
or at least watch this little bit
All those salty snacks available at the local tavern might be doing more than increasing your thirst: They could also play a role in suppressing social anxiety. New research shows that elevated levels of sodium blunt the body’s natural responses to stress by inhibiting stress hormones that would otherwise be activated in stressful situations.