Autism

Education about Autistic culture, the ND paradigm, and the ND movement – for medical professionals, by Autistic people

Join Autistic people from all over the world, committed to the de-stigmatisation of Autistic ways of being and other forms of neurodivergence, in support of the development and delivery of education about Autistic culture, the neurodiversity paradigm, and the neurodiversity movement – for medical professionals, by Autistic and otherwise neurodivergent people.

Education about Autistic culture, the ND paradigm, and the ND movement – for medical professionals, by Autistic people

Join Autistic people from all over the world, committed to the de-stigmatisation of Autistic ways of being and other forms of neurodivergence, in support of the development and delivery of education about Autistic culture, the neurodiversity paradigm, and the neurodiversity movement – for medical professionals, by Autistic and otherwise neurodivergent people.

Education about Autistic culture, the ND paradigm, and the ND movement – for medical professionals, by Autistic people

Join Autistic people from all over the world, committed to the de-stigmatisation of Autistic ways of being and other forms of neurodivergence, in support of the development and delivery of education about Autistic culture, the neurodiversity paradigm, and the neurodiversity movement – for medical professionals, by Autistic and otherwise neurodivergent people.

The Human Rights Case Against Harmful Behaviour Modification for Autistic People

This event is part of the Global Disability Summit and also part of the global Ban of Conversion Therapies project, towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies (Applied Behaviour Analysis, or ABA, Positive Behaviour Support, or PBS, and various other rebrandings).

An Open Letter to Multiracial Autistic Teens

Lauren Melissa Ellzey is multiracial and autistic. She always felt that the world divided her into what was Black or white, autistic or not. She encourages mixed race autistic teens to see and embrace their whole authentic selves.

Neuroqueering the future: an Interview with Dr. Nick Walker- author of Neuroqueer Heresies

David Gray-Hammond interviews Dr. Nick Walker on her new book, Neuroqueer Heresies. “My hope is that the book will inspire readers to explore of the infinite realms of creative potential that lie beyond the walls of normativity.”

An appeal to young autistic people to see the vulnerable, lonely souls who belong to our community but don’t know it yet

Jahnavi appeals to young autistic people who know who they are and what it means to be autistic to connect with those lonely souls who need just one person to see them as not being inherently “bad” or “broken.”

Difficult Community Dialogues: On ABA, Evolution, Weaver Communication, and Intersectionality

The Autistic community is in a cycle of miscommunication. By using the communication framework of Weavers and Concluders, we can move into a more intersectional and progressive community that leaves no one behind.

An Open Letter to South Asian Autistics

Iqra reassures South Asian Autistics that their autistic ways of being are not misbehavior or a contradiction to the colorful and vibrant culture, that their sensory needs are valid, and that misinformation about autism is not a reflection on them.

Book Review: We’re Not Broken, Changing the Autism Conversation by Eric Garcia

Megan Dixon Howard reviews Autistic journalist Eric Garcia’s book, We’re Not Broken. “We’re Not Broken is a well-researched perspective piece from an author who is a part of the underrepresented group that he writes about.”

On the Impossibility of Getting Medical and Mental Health Care as an Autistic, Deaf, Black Woman with Chronic Illness

Genesiz has been diagnosed and reevaluated for autism several times since age three— every time she comes across a provider who doesn’t believe her.

Disney’s Encanto: They Don’t talk about Bruno, but We Autistics DO

Wolfheart Sanchez explores the character Bruno from Disney’s Encanto as being relatable to autistic people for many reasons.

The Human Rights Case Against Harmful Behaviour Modification for Autistic People

This event is part of the Global Disability Summit and also part of the global Ban of Conversion Therapies project, towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies (Applied Behaviour Analysis, or ABA, Positive Behaviour Support, or PBS, and various other rebrandings).

An Open Letter to Multiracial Autistic Teens

Lauren Melissa Ellzey is multiracial and autistic. She always felt that the world divided her into what was Black or white, autistic or not. She encourages mixed race autistic teens to see and embrace their whole authentic selves.

Book Review: We’re Not Broken, Changing the Autism Conversation by Eric Garcia

Megan Dixon Howard reviews Autistic journalist Eric Garcia’s book, We’re Not Broken. “We’re Not Broken is a well-researched perspective piece from an author who is a part of the underrepresented group that he writes about.”

On the Impossibility of Getting Medical and Mental Health Care as an Autistic, Deaf, Black Woman with Chronic Illness

Genesiz has been diagnosed and reevaluated for autism several times since age three— every time she comes across a provider who doesn’t believe her.

Disney’s Encanto: They Don’t talk about Bruno, but We Autistics DO

Wolfheart Sanchez explores the character Bruno from Disney’s Encanto as being relatable to autistic people for many reasons.

The Human Rights Case Against Harmful Behaviour Modification for Autistic People

This event is part of the Global Disability Summit and also part of the global Ban of Conversion Therapies project, towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies (Applied Behaviour Analysis, or ABA, Positive Behaviour Support, or PBS, and various other rebrandings).

An Open Letter to Multiracial Autistic Teens

Lauren Melissa Ellzey is multiracial and autistic. She always felt that the world divided her into what was Black or white, autistic or not. She encourages mixed race autistic teens to see and embrace their whole authentic selves.

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