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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

State of Dis-Union: The NeuroDiversity Movement At A Crossroads And Why It Should Matter To Everyone

The Neurodiversity Movement is not about any one person, but rather encompasses each human person, and we must attempt to speak to the broader landscape of change and what affects it.

“That’s SO RUDE!” Is It, Though? (Helping To Bridge The Gap Between NT & ND Communication Needs)

Before assuming an autistic person is being rude in a discussion, think about what that autistic person is having to do to stay in the conversation.

Autism Awareness does not prevent Autistic Masking. Autistic Acceptance does.

On Autistic Masking Image Description: Words forming the silhouette of a head from the side. The words are common phrases that people use that encourage

ABA for Creating Masking Black Autistics

Cheyenne Thornton explores the common argument in behaviorism that ABA is appropriate for Black autistics because they need to be able to mask to avoid police violence.

Autistic Life, Trauma, and Disability

Autistic people are anthropologists by birth in a very literal sense. Trauma and autistic lived experience in Western industrialised societies are very hard to separate.

(the) Truth will Set Us Free: California schools tell mother Blackness prevents access to a free and appropriate education

A California school told a mom that in order for her Black autistic son to get the services and accommodations he needs, she would have to say that he’s not Black.

Review: Sensory Trauma: autism, sensory difference and the daily experience of fear

This qualitative exploration helps us understand how a community of parents and professionals all claiming to be focused on the wellbeing of autistics have come to be at such a divide from autistic advocates themselves, delicately unfolding one of the core phenomenological aspects of the autistic experience that has been hidden in plain sight for so many years.

A young child sits in a therapy session for aba looking sad

The Strategies of ABA – Not an Autism Mom’s Thoughts: Part Two

Knowing the Strategies of ABA helps to shed light on what the practice does to children in their most formative developmental years.

State of Dis-Union: The NeuroDiversity Movement At A Crossroads And Why It Should Matter To Everyone

The Neurodiversity Movement is not about any one person, but rather encompasses each human person, and we must attempt to speak to the broader landscape of change and what affects it.

Autistic Life, Trauma, and Disability

Autistic people are anthropologists by birth in a very literal sense. Trauma and autistic lived experience in Western industrialised societies are very hard to separate.

(the) Truth will Set Us Free: California schools tell mother Blackness prevents access to a free and appropriate education

A California school told a mom that in order for her Black autistic son to get the services and accommodations he needs, she would have to say that he’s not Black.

Review: Sensory Trauma: autism, sensory difference and the daily experience of fear

This qualitative exploration helps us understand how a community of parents and professionals all claiming to be focused on the wellbeing of autistics have come to be at such a divide from autistic advocates themselves, delicately unfolding one of the core phenomenological aspects of the autistic experience that has been hidden in plain sight for so many years.

A young child sits in a therapy session for aba looking sad

The Strategies of ABA – Not an Autism Mom’s Thoughts: Part Two

Knowing the Strategies of ABA helps to shed light on what the practice does to children in their most formative developmental years.

State of Dis-Union: The NeuroDiversity Movement At A Crossroads And Why It Should Matter To Everyone

The Neurodiversity Movement is not about any one person, but rather encompasses each human person, and we must attempt to speak to the broader landscape of change and what affects it.