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volume sixty-five, issue 5 november 18,2019 Masthead managing editor-in-chief nn itsang Editor's Address ‘content editor-in-chief ofa champion ‘The Gary declares 20190 ffl be the year of Kean production mana Ita already, ofcourse noficlythe Dest ear on ear forashuntsman mentar foros autistic King of Hollywood. But how else woul 9 ino to celebrate a ot his achievements we id" tel you? treasurer We're tastomakers, trendsetters, but alo humble pls erin olay ‘sho worship at the altar everyone's favourite Toronto mans, Me Rowen arts culture nay organ emma ely ‘ow might inthis ise litle shorter than some in the pas, and we adit ts beeawe lof us are ying with hase en of opinions term deadlines. 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We do not give print space to Digs and we donot feign neutrality on issues of social justice. At this moment everything in out ‘office isa simlation ike inthe Maris: Production bi-weekly inthe UC Junior Common Room. ‘ueyargosleegmal.comy/submissions@vegargovleea mx Guess What? It's still pretty normal for politicians to think that autism should disqualify you from participating as a full member of our society. sofia champion 1 dda’ get any submissions this issue, When rm ina rushto produce some kind of eontent, Fesort to wting something personal so that people wll respect tas something meaningful Tefces like a cop-out. I's easy bors there always time between two fsues for me to be ‘onfronted with something fucked up that hits ‘me on personal level In September, around the time of Greta ‘Thonberg’s speech at the UN, [remember a ‘erin kind of erties sed on the politcal Fight ‘On Sept 2, Maxime Bernier ofthe People's Party ‘of Canada said on Twitter that Thunberg is “clearly mentally unstable. Not only tis but ebsesie-compulsive eating disorder depression and ethangy and shelves in a constant state of fear” (huthors note: Autistic ils are under great presse to mask' external syinptoms ke yperactivity and epention They might instead develop internalized symptoms hike depression forenting disorders) Dat People like Bernier say that autism makes you ferational, and that i follows that the politcal expressions of autistic people should not be taken seriously It would have sfced for Bernier to eall Thunberga “crazy person”, but, Jikea seventh grader writing an essay, he extended the word count ite ‘Other pundits, like Laura Ingraham and Michael Knowles, have lamented the exploitation’ of “Thunberg. "mental il child” One common head oll hese statements is that Greta Thunberg cannot partcpate pola because she is autistic Aristotle distinguished human beings from other reatures as poitial an rational animals Leal, acces to politcal patspation seems to fine fl personhood” in or socey, When fgovernments we don't like deny peopl the right {o poitial participation, we ell a deni of ua rights In September, we aw that some peopl tl feel confident arguing that a person should be excluded from poltal participation for being itistie They do not see autistie people ae title to the fl site of human rights, hiss nothing new. For mach ofthe 20th century, several Tost generations of aise adults spent thee ives commited to pyehiatsc institutions. Mandell et a. (2o%a) assesed 141 : Oe FS PS PL mPOLITiCs< <= men, average age 52 yeas, in a Pennsyhania pychiatric hospital. Ten pereent of these mien had undiagnosed autism. One subject ofthe study had ben deseribed as autistic asa 10- year-old, in 1955 Hisprychiatist, Lo Kane, ‘wo ltrally defined ‘utstic disorder: recommended him tothe excellent state hospital’ where he would spend 56 0 of his 66 years fife Inthe 1970s, he woud be described as having schizophrenia aid mental fetardation although he had no apparent hallucinations o delisions. Ths was common fate the autistic people studied, 1 continues today. 1 remember seeing YouTube documentary about institonalizd children in Bulgaria inthe mi-20008, and one ofthem wasa 19-year-old autistic it wast that she needed instttional suppor io get yin bert she was smart. She got duped tere because hee mother couldn handle he 1 ilentfed ao with her. She as fun and ‘energetic. She tried to make frends and developed a erush on one of her fellow inmates, By the end she was ging cattoni: She had then denied stimulation for to long. Her mother had stopped taking her alle She would bethere indent, ‘When I think bout these things, all can think '8 0h my God. Oh iy God. Ths could be me. Ta “another time or another place so cose to mine, I would not be a person Inthe 90s, people were willing to accept that autiatie people could at least serve some ofthe functions ofa human being They accepted that swe ean be productive doing "ner shit shouldbe evident from what Ihave described, however, that many people donot yet acept that we éan do “human sit thal iy as Aristotle would sat, pteipate a full members ‘of our society. We never get past the stats of “minor Some people see tas permanent shildren tobe ‘Seen and not heard” an it is only a recent development that they have lel us he seen, eather than instittionalaed ‘When I saw the things they sad about Greta ‘Thunbery lt the wa'T did reading thos: studies. spaced out ait bit I yas thinking (Oh my God. 1am barely a person to these people now; inthe year 2040, a8 @ 22-year-old ‘Thededine of insitutionalzation didnot ‘hang the ideas many people hold about autism, Clinicians who made ats people wards of the state helped define the clinical Sefinition of our condition, People who grew up while this all asthe norm deminate our Political nstitations “These people should know better they have lived through decades of research and autistic selfadvocacy. The problem is that they don't ‘want to~= why would hey want to listen to us as ifwe are people? They wil treat ts sess than Peoples longa society wil et them. [authors note: Kean Reeves i sutistie.) 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