Autism

A Book Review of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, by Adam Mardero

Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, a memoir by autistic advocate Adam Mardero, is a memoir about Mardero’s life and journey from trying to mask and reject his diagnosis to learning to live authentically with true self-acceptance.

“Control Issues” and Autistics: Understanding & Navigating a Basic Autistic Needs

Kalina Jones explores the word “control” as it’s often used as a word weaponized against autistic people. Instead, she focuses on the need for autistic people to have agency over their own lives.

Gone Again

Rumi Ottus, nonspeaking autistic advocate, is only 8, but his poetry and his wisdom belie his age. This poem looks to the season change and what it means to transition from summer.

Poetry: The Fall

Anantha Krishnamurthy, teen nonspeaking poet, continues to carry a storied motif through a collection of poetry that he builds in layers, the sensory feast of season changes carving out the future like the tireless cascade of a waterfall.

Announcement: Autistic Acceptance NeuroClastic Fundraiser

NeuroClastic is fundraising with the ultimate autistic acceptance swag. Help us meet our goal of 500 shirts and stock up for gifting acceptance.

Underemployment > Unemployment

Emmanuel Abua remarks on the growing number of businesses hiring autistic people. He makes the case that this is not the victory we need.

The Identity Theory of Autism: How Autistic Identity Is Experienced Differently

Terra Vance posits that Autistic people experience empathy and emotions differently because the way autistic identity is structured differs from non-autistic people’s identity constructs.

An Oregon History of Crime with Musician Russell James

Russell James is an autistic, Native American, indie-folk musician with a new album on horizon chronicling a legacy of pain… and hope.

a femme presenting person with a Blind cane and seeing eye support dog stands in the middle of a room. The image is attached to an article about being blind and autistic on NeuroClastic, a nonprofit that highlights autistic perspectives on autism

Blind and Autistic: How Dueling Disabilities Makes Me a Bridge

Lavender is both Blind and Autistic, and often supports that are helpful for Blind people do not work for people who are also autistic and have sensory and auditory processing differences.

On Perseverence

As a nonspeaking autistic, Arjun has faced many obstacles, but his tenacity, warmth, and the support of his family have kept him soldiering forward.

A Book Review of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, by Adam Mardero

Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, a memoir by autistic advocate Adam Mardero, is a memoir about Mardero’s life and journey from trying to mask and reject his diagnosis to learning to live authentically with true self-acceptance.

“Control Issues” and Autistics: Understanding & Navigating a Basic Autistic Needs

Kalina Jones explores the word “control” as it’s often used as a word weaponized against autistic people. Instead, she focuses on the need for autistic people to have agency over their own lives.

The Identity Theory of Autism: How Autistic Identity Is Experienced Differently

Terra Vance posits that Autistic people experience empathy and emotions differently because the way autistic identity is structured differs from non-autistic people’s identity constructs.

An Oregon History of Crime with Musician Russell James

Russell James is an autistic, Native American, indie-folk musician with a new album on horizon chronicling a legacy of pain… and hope.

a femme presenting person with a Blind cane and seeing eye support dog stands in the middle of a room. The image is attached to an article about being blind and autistic on NeuroClastic, a nonprofit that highlights autistic perspectives on autism

Blind and Autistic: How Dueling Disabilities Makes Me a Bridge

Lavender is both Blind and Autistic, and often supports that are helpful for Blind people do not work for people who are also autistic and have sensory and auditory processing differences.

On Perseverence

As a nonspeaking autistic, Arjun has faced many obstacles, but his tenacity, warmth, and the support of his family have kept him soldiering forward.

A Book Review of Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, by Adam Mardero

Uncommon Sense: An Autistic Journey, a memoir by autistic advocate Adam Mardero, is a memoir about Mardero’s life and journey from trying to mask and reject his diagnosis to learning to live authentically with true self-acceptance.

“Control Issues” and Autistics: Understanding & Navigating a Basic Autistic Needs

Kalina Jones explores the word “control” as it’s often used as a word weaponized against autistic people. Instead, she focuses on the need for autistic people to have agency over their own lives.

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