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Tag: autism

Medical Nightmare

The recurring theme in healthcare when it comes to being transgender is either lack of knowledge or outright discrimination, both of which I have experienced at the hands of doctors sworn to first do no harm according to the Hippocratic oath traditionally taken by doctors. The most recent case of discrimination I’ve experienced has been…

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#SheCantBeAutistic

I can’t count how many times I have had someone tell me that I couldn’t possibly be autistic because I didn’t “act” like it. I have even had people tell me that my son wasn’t autistic by one of his previous teachers because “she knew autism and she just didn’t see it” in my son.…

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Gypsy

More often than not I’ve been homeless, I’ve never really stayed in one place more than two years since high school. I don’t know if it’s the fact that I moved around a lot when I was growing up, the fact that I’ve never really felt at home anywhere I’ve lived, or the fact that…

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Change of Scenery

Life has a funny way of taking plans, tearing them up, and then throwing them back in your face. This really seems to happen to anything that I plan. Back in June my family was supposed to move to Arkansas. I had planned for it. I even waited until school was let out to plan…

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DICK’S…Sporting Goods.

When they were asked if they inspect returned items to make sure that they are safe for use before reselling them, the answer was no. They have no system in place to make sure that the customer returns they resell at full price, are safe for the people that buy them.

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Thanks for the LIES

In July of 2015 I applied for SSI through Human Arc, I was promised that my case would be processed in under six months, and because I met all the required markers for SSI (autism, gender dysphoria, social anxiety, PTSD to name a few) there should be no problems with my case at all. It…

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