Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Your Pet is NOT a Service Dog

Why do people have no respect for animals that assist us?

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That’s Tye. He’s my autism service dog. He was found in a garbage bag in a dumpster at six months old and was taken to a rescue that trains the dogs to be service animals for people with autism and veterans with PTSD.




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Not Weird Just Autistic

Not Weird Just Autistic

J.R. Reed is a late-diagnosed autism self-advocate who writes, speaks, podcasts, and livestreams. He’s also editor at Destigmatizing on Medium.

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