Autism

Professional Cuddling: A Safety Guide for Autistics

During the pandemic, alternative means of on-demand employment services became more popular. Professional cuddling is on the rise, which may present with safety concerns for autistic people.

Professional Cuddling: A Safety Guide for Autistics

During the pandemic, alternative means of on-demand employment services became more popular. Professional cuddling is on the rise, which may present with safety concerns for autistic people.

Professional Cuddling: A Safety Guide for Autistics

During the pandemic, alternative means of on-demand employment services became more popular. Professional cuddling is on the rise, which may present with safety concerns for autistic people.

Announcement: Understanding Autism Through The Autistic Lens – Virtual Conference

Penn State is hosting an #ActuallyAutistic conference through their TRIO training academy which focuses on equity in educational settings.

Include all Conversion Therapies in Legislative Ban

In a submission to the Justice Select Committee, members from New Zealand autistic community groups say while they fully supported a ban on conversion practices targeting sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, protections should be extended to include all New Zealanders subject to these practices, especially neuro-diverse communities among whom conversion therapies also cause considerable harm.

Summer and Heaven

Anantha Krishnamurthy is a teen nonspeaking poet wise beyond his years. This pair of poems are penned with a flourish of optimism and a reminder about how the position of your eyes influences your perspective.

Spectrum 10k: The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies

Sebastian Rubino looks into the Spectrum 10K research announcement that many autistic people fear is another step in the direction of eugenics.

The Autistics’ Question

Tejas Rao Sankar challenges schools and society to invest in the autonomy of autistic people and not to deny nonspeakers the right to participate in the IEP process.

Countdown towards a ban of all forms of conversion therapy

From today we will will start counting the days until all forms of conversion therapies are banned in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our hope is that this page will only need to be appended a few times with further activities to remind the government of its commitment to banning conversion practices and of its commitment to human rights, including all the rights articulated in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which our government has ratified in 2008.

Relationship Rubik’s Cube

Because of the intersecting parts of my identity, being Black, AFAB (assigned female at birth), queer, trans, atheist/antitheist, and autistic, I describe myself to be a relationship Rubik’s cube.

The Hidden Strength of Autistic Moms in a Neurotypical Mom Culture

Parents of autistic children, especially non-autistic moms, take up most of the space in the narrative about autism. Jude Clee points out the lack of representation from autistic moms.

Religious Trauma and A Tale of Two “Isms”

Amanda Madru talks about the intersection of religion and autism and how being autistic made her susceptible to religious trauma.

Announcement: Understanding Autism Through The Autistic Lens – Virtual Conference

Penn State is hosting an #ActuallyAutistic conference through their TRIO training academy which focuses on equity in educational settings.

Include all Conversion Therapies in Legislative Ban

In a submission to the Justice Select Committee, members from New Zealand autistic community groups say while they fully supported a ban on conversion practices targeting sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, protections should be extended to include all New Zealanders subject to these practices, especially neuro-diverse communities among whom conversion therapies also cause considerable harm.

Countdown towards a ban of all forms of conversion therapy

From today we will will start counting the days until all forms of conversion therapies are banned in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our hope is that this page will only need to be appended a few times with further activities to remind the government of its commitment to banning conversion practices and of its commitment to human rights, including all the rights articulated in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which our government has ratified in 2008.

Relationship Rubik’s Cube

Because of the intersecting parts of my identity, being Black, AFAB (assigned female at birth), queer, trans, atheist/antitheist, and autistic, I describe myself to be a relationship Rubik’s cube.

The Hidden Strength of Autistic Moms in a Neurotypical Mom Culture

Parents of autistic children, especially non-autistic moms, take up most of the space in the narrative about autism. Jude Clee points out the lack of representation from autistic moms.

Religious Trauma and A Tale of Two “Isms”

Amanda Madru talks about the intersection of religion and autism and how being autistic made her susceptible to religious trauma.

Announcement: Understanding Autism Through The Autistic Lens – Virtual Conference

Penn State is hosting an #ActuallyAutistic conference through their TRIO training academy which focuses on equity in educational settings.

Include all Conversion Therapies in Legislative Ban

In a submission to the Justice Select Committee, members from New Zealand autistic community groups say while they fully supported a ban on conversion practices targeting sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, protections should be extended to include all New Zealanders subject to these practices, especially neuro-diverse communities among whom conversion therapies also cause considerable harm.

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