👓 Call for help: We need to address suicide risk in autistic women | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Read Call for help: We need to address suicide risk in autistic women by Sara Luterman (Spectrum | Autism Research News)
Researchers need funds to investigate why autistic women take their own lives — and how to stop them.

Alas, I’m reading this article a few weeks too late to have been aware to do so much more for a friend who in retrospect needed far more than I knew to give. I’m both gobsmacked and depressed about these numbers.

I will miss Kim Hansen’s kindness and brilliance.

👓 Peace and love | Ben Werdmüller

Replied to Peace and love by Ben WerdmüllerBen Werdmüller (Ben Werdmüller)
I don't know how to even begin to address this, or if I should, but here goes. This update comes with a trigger warning for self-harm, serious illness, and hate. But also maybe some hope. My mother is sick. Really sick. She's waiting for another lung operation (she had a double lung transplant six y...

Thanks for the hope Ben. I too am really going to miss Kim. We’re all far worse off in the world without her.