Author Archives: autismjungle

About autismjungle

I am a Software Test Analyst. Shortly before I turned 21 I was officially diagnosed, although I had long suspected I was autistic. Welcome to my blog

Polio has reappeared in Nigeria

This is terrible. Polio has made a reappearance in Nigeria. Two new cases caused by wild-type virus have been reported in a country which not too long ago celebrated two years without a new case being diagnosed. The cases came … Continue reading

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Toni Braxton’s son is still autistic

I would have blogged about this sooner, but my ISP is Neotel and, as you are probably aware, they’ve been having network problems. Toni Braxton claims that God made her son autistic as punishment for having an abortion, and that … Continue reading

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Suzanne Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks, has died

I’m a member of the Facebook group Boycott Autism Speaks. Yesterday, I learnt from the group that Suzanne Wright, one of Autism Speaks’ cofounders, died on Friday of pancreatic cancer. As you’ve probably guessed by the fact that I’m a … Continue reading

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Dreading the outcome of the 2016 U.S Presidential Election

I’ve been watching the preliminary running in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Donald Trump is the Republican Presidential Candidate while Hillary Clinton will likely be selected as the Democratic one. I am reminded of a comedian’s (John Pinette, perhaps?) comment … Continue reading

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Feeding an evil narrative

Sorry I haven’t posted for over a month. Life has a habit of getting in the way sometimes. I learnt about this noxious video from Orac and Matt. I’ve been having problems with embedding, so here’s a direct link to … Continue reading

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Happy belated blogoversary to me

A little over six years ago, I created my first blog on the iBlog platform. My first proper post on that blog was put up on the 29th May 2010. The tagline for my blog was “A blog on Autism, … Continue reading

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Bravo to the Ford Motor Company

The Ford Motor Company has teamed with the Autism Alliance of Michigan to hire autistics in the Product Development Department. The press release is here. Bravo, and Thank You Ford.

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