10 Myths About Autistic Adults

1 in 68 children in the US has autism spectrum disorder according to the CDC. But what happens when those children grow up? They will join millions of autistic adults who are usually ignored and sometimes spoken about in crude, whispered stereotypes.

By learning about and sharing these common myths, you’re helping to end the stigma that autistic people face daily. Thank you.

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10 easy ways to use less plastic and help marine life

Originally posted by nowthisnews

🌱  Avoid buying items packaged in plastic.

🌱  Use cloth shopping bags.

🌱  Skip bottled water and carry a reusable canteen.

🌱  Look for creative, eco-friendly ideas to reuse your plastics, it’s fun!

🌱  Bring a reusable mug when you order coffee.

🌱  Say, “No straw, please!” (straws are among the most common types of plastic garbage found on beaches).

🌱  Wear clothing made of natural, not synthetic, materials (polyester clothing sheds microplastics when laundered).

🌱  If you must use disposable tableware, get the compostable kind.

🌱  Don’t just discard electronics. Aim to repair them, sell gadgets and computer parts, or find a facility at which you can turn them in for recycling. 

🌱  Bring your own container for takeout and leftovers.