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She asked him questions and he answered by pointing to letters on an alphabet board. In a little more than a year, Gordy has advanced to a QWERTY keyboard, his words appearing in large font on an iPad screen propped in front of him as he types. The technique is very controversial, with some experts convinced that therapists are leading the autistic children who employ it.

AH YES. NEUROTYPICAL EXPERTS THINK IT IS A BAD IDEA TO GIVE A VOICE TO PEOPLE WHO CANNOT OTHERWISE COMMUNICATE.

FUCK YOU

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ableism, long, continued 

autistic person: does work

someone else: gets paid for it and also accepts donations
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ableism, long, continued 

Jack Ryan is the actor 3 times here. From a numbers perspective, that’s already a bad start. In only one of these sentences is he given agency - the sentence that states what he has taken notice of. Throughout the rest of the article, he is the target of someone else’s gaze, be it the employee, Jack’s own family, or the narrator of the article.

Jack Ryan is not allowed to champion in his own story. His family and the narrator talk about about him like an object, not like a person. While Jack Ryan does have difficulties speaking, he is not even given the chance to talk in an interview.

Also, note that society only took notice of Jack when he could prove his worth through capitalist work.

So who’s the hero in this story? Actually, it’s the store employee, who as a result of his brave action of interacting with another human member of society, was started a GoFundMe, and received $130,000 for college. Reminder that Jack Ryan was never interviewed, nor given a voice to talk about his own dreams and aspirations, in his own story.

Alternative title for this article: Store employee allows human to do unpaid work; is awarded $130,000.

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"This store employee's simple gesture meant the world to a teen with autism." https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/31/health/autistic-man-stocks-shelves-trnd/index.html

I've highlighted the sentences in this article with their actors.

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food shitpost, the ideal vegan dish 

Look at this beautiful meal my wife made

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I'm so surrounded by lesbians that my brain finds it jarring when women describe their significant others with "he"

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Sorry this account will just be gay love spam for the next 24 hrs y'all are gonna have to deal

keysmash 

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i'm gay married to my wife who's now my wife in a homosexual way and we're married and gay

also i took her name

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*chanting* 

gay wife married,
gay wife married,
gay wife married!
gay wife married!!!!!

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tbh tbh being trans is just like playing payday tho
being stealth might be the easier route and not make u murder everyone but being loud is just way more fun

mh- 

its real questioning reality hours letsgooooo

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