Three nonspeaking autistic students advocate for communication choice rights and full participation in their own IEP and inclusion plans.
Pete Wharmby lists 50 reasons an autistic person might be in a bad mood, even if sensory issues, alexithymia, or being non-speaking (even if temporarily) can make it difficult to communicate.
Every therapy, every diagnosis, every medication– burnout, meltdowns, marriages, careers, shutdowns, and then there was clarity with a late diagnosis of autism.
Poetry about the levels of autism and where one autistic woman falls in that hierarchy of support needs.
Pete Wharmby, a UK English teacher, shares twenty facts about autistic people that society often gets wrong.
Ashna and William are autistic teens who can speak, but the words that come or are often unreliable. They communicate more accurately by spelling to communicate via the rapid promoting method.
Stuck in that space of not knowing if she is autistic or if she belongs in in either universe, one woman describes her point of flux between two worlds.
The lessons that autistic children learn on the playground are often different from the ones their peers pick up.
I feel your pain— not in sympathy, but in symphony.
Carol Millman’s article comparing dog training to ABA garnered the attention of many BCBAs. Dr. Thomas Zane and Katie Gorycki respond, and Carol Millman replies in line.