A child's hand using a tablet on a table with a desk plant in the background.

Over the past few months, I was involved in an editing dispute on Wikipedia involving the efficacy of facilitated communication (FC) and Rapid Prompting Method (RPM).

What began with one contentious edit has now resulted in the deletion of the following

Read more “FC, RPM, and How Wikipedia Became Complicit in Silencing Non-speaking Autistics”

We are starting to experiment with ways to reduce interactions to human scale and are starting to learn. We may even learn that there are many different ways to contain the virus, but a focus on human scale and a bias against super-human scale busyness will be the common thread through all these approaches.

Lorsque quelqu’un de la communauté des autistes rencontre un parent dont l’enfant vient de recevoir son diagnostic d’autisme, il s’agit d’un point critique. Il n’est pas nécessaire d’être autiste pour avoir à cœur les intérêts des autistes. Le fait d’être autiste ne le garantit pas non plus.