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Group Rules

Our chat network is built on the principles of Inclusive Equality where every one of us strives to improve ourselves towards achieving equality with our non-autistic counterparts through excellence, competency and mutual collaboration. We do not promote Unconditional Inclusion which assumes incompetency and advocates accepting all flaws/problems unconditionally. This simply perpetrates/aggravates the discrimination and other...

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Online Safety Advisory

Stay safe online; be careful of all people including autistics. People who are friendly and helpful are not always good. Autistics can also partner non-autistics with good social skills to do bad things together. Inform a network administrator if any group member or unknown stranger invites you to join their chat groups by private message....

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Chat Network Tips

Here are some tips that can help to make the chat experience better: Use scribd.com and justpaste.it to post your long text and picture sharings to avoid flooding the group Learn how to use Google Forms so you can do registration/surveys without using chained messages Learn how to save files as PDF or use Google...

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Advice for Autistic Advocates

1) When giving feedback and views on WACS: Don’t: Take things personally; attack people's morality and intentions. Don’t: Give feedback without caring about others' feelings and state opinions with the intention of disrespecting others. Don’t: Stop contributing relevant views and opinions because of previous unrelated incidents on WACS or other communities. Don't: Import personal issues...

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Contributing productively to discussions

The value of discussion groups lies in the quality of the conversations taking place within it. Every one of us has an important role to play by keeping the quality of our discussions as high as possible. High quality groups attract participants who contribute more high quality conversations, whereas low quality groups attract participants who...

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Members Listing

NAME: 29 STATUS: Autistic (suspected) JOB/CAREER: Marketing REASON(S): I'd really like to find out more about autism and diagnosis. Unfortunately, the current situation makes it almost impossible to seek professional help or diagnosis, but the characteristics of being hypersensitive, etc makes it incredibly hard in a family environment that's not the most supportive/positive and well,...

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To get the password for the group member list, look for MPW=password at the bottom of the WhatsApp group's info/description that you join. Remember to type in the capital letters and small letters exactly as they are for the password.