Double Standards: ABA vs. Facilitated Communication

Young specialist consulting with her experienced colleague while pointing at one of evidence of crime on board

There were a couple of things that spurred my dive into research regarding facilitated communication (FC) and other methods of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC). One that I have mentioned before is that I watched a few documentaries featuring autistic people who spell or type to communicate. Another was that I very quickly learned about […]

An Introduction to Neuroqueer Theory

Dayllce Potess introduces one of her special interests, Neuroqueer theory, examining the intersections of autistic, gender, and LGBTQ+ identity.

Is It Trauma or Autism? Or Both?

Being diagnosed with PTSD was one of the most validating things I’ve ever experienced.  Not only did it lead me down a path of healing, it helped me to discover my autism. Learning that I had PTSD was the first time I felt validated in a way that allowed me to be myself.  I didn’t […]