[CN: Sanist language] Perspectives on mental health and illness. There are three main clinical perspectives used to address mental health. 1. Psychiatry. As part of the medical field, psychiatry looks at mental illness in much the same way that other medical professionals look at physical illness. They focus on…
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Today is the final leg of our Journey of Nope.
On Day One, out of seven memes, five of them were a nope.
On Day Two, out of seven memes, five of them were a nope, and one was too obscure to tell.
On Day Three, seven out of seven memes were a nope.
Welcome to the third day of our journey on the nope train.
I realise that this might be getting tiresome for some people, so I want to take a moment to explain why I’m doing this. I’m doing this for the parents of newly identified autistic children – the parents who are in the early stages of seeking support.
Yesterday, our journey on the nope train took us through 7 stations. Of those seven memes, 5 of them were a nope. Let’s see how far we can travel today.
All aboard the nope train!
Meme #8: It’s too obscure to decide whether it’s a nope
Ah, the mighty (awful) have done it again. This time: 29 Memes That Nail What It’s Like to Be an ‘Autism Parent’. Apparently, according to whoever decided to share the post on the mighty (awful)’s Facebook page “This always puts a smile on our faces.” Well, my face was not smiling.