The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

Autistic Science Person

Autistic Science Person
AutisticSciencePerson is a neuroscience graduate student who is a late-diagnosed autistic person, and self-advocate. Their blog can be found here: http://www.autisticscienceperson.com
Breaking new - Autistic people are too generous. Neuroclastic. Pink stuffed animal bunny sitting in front of a donations jar.

Autistic People Care Too Much, Research Says

A research article concluded that autistic people cared too much about others, citing inflexibility to be an issue by following moral code even when individual gains are high. In my personal opinion as an autistic person, I would argue that the non-autistic participants did not weight the negative consequences of their actions enough, and simply chose individual benefit over other people.

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Justice for Linden Cameron

On September 4th, Linden Cameron was shot by police several times in Utah after a Crisis Intervention team was called, which was supposed to help him in a mental health crisis.

Shoes on water, with only the sillhouette of a person standing in the reflection.

Poetry: Autism Is Invisible

Autism is invisible. The autism was invisible When I said the TV was too loud. The autism was invisible When I asked why people say

A woman with a question mark post it note on her forehead, while looking up at it.

How To Ask An Autistic 101

When parents visit autistic spaces to seek advice about raising autistic children, a few simple tips will help to be respectful to the people you’re approaching and your children.

White girl in school, sitting across from a white woman teacher. The teacher clasps her hands and the girl is copying that with her own hands, looking at them. There are paintings on the wall and the desk is white.

ABA Rhetoric, Difficult Choices for Parents

Parents are often pushed into ABA therapy for their child after an autism diagnosis. This article shows how parents can make informed decisions about supporting their child without giving into the common rhetoric that ABA therapists push onto parents.

Breaking new - Autistic people are too generous. Neuroclastic. Pink stuffed animal bunny sitting in front of a donations jar.

Autistic People Care Too Much, Research Says

A research article concluded that autistic people cared too much about others, citing inflexibility to be an issue by following moral code even when individual gains are high. In my personal opinion as an autistic person, I would argue that the non-autistic participants did not weight the negative consequences of their actions enough, and simply chose individual benefit over other people.

White person in suit at work looking at robot touching them while holding a ruler.

$5 Million Grant Awarded to Make Autistic People Mask in Job Interviews

They mention creating a “coaching process” using artificial intelligence, as if autistic people haven’t been “coached” enough into neurotypicality. Unfortunately, our entire lives are made up of neurotypical “coaching.” We often in fact, receive too much coaching in how to act or generally exist among other people.

Blue cop car light.

Justice for Linden Cameron

On September 4th, Linden Cameron was shot by police several times in Utah after a Crisis Intervention team was called, which was supposed to help him in a mental health crisis.

Shoes on water, with only the sillhouette of a person standing in the reflection.

Poetry: Autism Is Invisible

Autism is invisible. The autism was invisible When I said the TV was too loud. The autism was invisible When I asked why people say

A woman with a question mark post it note on her forehead, while looking up at it.

How To Ask An Autistic 101

When parents visit autistic spaces to seek advice about raising autistic children, a few simple tips will help to be respectful to the people you’re approaching and your children.

White girl in school, sitting across from a white woman teacher. The teacher clasps her hands and the girl is copying that with her own hands, looking at them. There are paintings on the wall and the desk is white.

ABA Rhetoric, Difficult Choices for Parents

Parents are often pushed into ABA therapy for their child after an autism diagnosis. This article shows how parents can make informed decisions about supporting their child without giving into the common rhetoric that ABA therapists push onto parents.

Breaking new - Autistic people are too generous. Neuroclastic. Pink stuffed animal bunny sitting in front of a donations jar.

Autistic People Care Too Much, Research Says

A research article concluded that autistic people cared too much about others, citing inflexibility to be an issue by following moral code even when individual gains are high. In my personal opinion as an autistic person, I would argue that the non-autistic participants did not weight the negative consequences of their actions enough, and simply chose individual benefit over other people.

White person in suit at work looking at robot touching them while holding a ruler.

$5 Million Grant Awarded to Make Autistic People Mask in Job Interviews

They mention creating a “coaching process” using artificial intelligence, as if autistic people haven’t been “coached” enough into neurotypicality. Unfortunately, our entire lives are made up of neurotypical “coaching.” We often in fact, receive too much coaching in how to act or generally exist among other people.

Blue cop car light.

Justice for Linden Cameron

On September 4th, Linden Cameron was shot by police several times in Utah after a Crisis Intervention team was called, which was supposed to help him in a mental health crisis.

Shoes on water, with only the sillhouette of a person standing in the reflection.

Poetry: Autism Is Invisible

Autism is invisible. The autism was invisible When I said the TV was too loud. The autism was invisible When I asked why people say

A woman with a question mark post it note on her forehead, while looking up at it.

How To Ask An Autistic 101

When parents visit autistic spaces to seek advice about raising autistic children, a few simple tips will help to be respectful to the people you’re approaching and your children.

White girl in school, sitting across from a white woman teacher. The teacher clasps her hands and the girl is copying that with her own hands, looking at them. There are paintings on the wall and the desk is white.

ABA Rhetoric, Difficult Choices for Parents

Parents are often pushed into ABA therapy for their child after an autism diagnosis. This article shows how parents can make informed decisions about supporting their child without giving into the common rhetoric that ABA therapists push onto parents.

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