Why I Support Mandatory Vaccines

“In 1736 I lost one of my sons, a fine boy of four years old, by the small-pox, taken in the common way. I long regretted bitterly, and still regret that I had not given it to him by inoculation. This I mention for the sake of parents who omit that operation, on the supposition that they should never forgive themselves if a child died under it; my example showing that the regret may be the same either way, and that, therefore, the safer should be chosen.” Benjamin Franklin

The Trauma of Neurodiverse People

”This is what sensory overload can feel like. It’s often maddening to the point of intense emotional anguish and actual physical pain. How can we expect children to navigate this hellscape of sensory input with grace? Would any neurotypical person handle a similar situation better? I truly doubt it.” The Aspergian