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.

I might be Autistic: Exploring and accepting my autism

Mo has had a lifetime of experiences that are unique and familiar to autistic people, and now she is committed to healing, accepting her true self, and finding her community.

Sienna, the author of the piece, has long, curly, dark brown hair and is wearing headphones. She stands in front of an orange background

A Letter to Autistic Teens

Sienna is a young Autistic adult writing to Autistic teens. In this beautiful letter, Sienna encourages teens to understand and embrace themselves unapologetically.

The Double-Empathy Problem Is Clear When Autistic People Apply for Jobs

Rhys thought he had landed a job, only to get a generic rejection letter a month later. Even in jobs specified for people with disabilities, interview accommodations are nowhere in sight.

Life with Autism, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Cats

After surviving a war zone in Saudi Arabia and Beirut and returning to the US, David Chin found himself face down in a puddle in a grocery store parking lot, screaming “AIR RAID!” when he heard thunder. He was diagnosed with PTSD and told to get a pet.

Open Letter to Young Autistics from a Nonspeaker

Trevor Byrd is a NeuroClastic audience favorite and nonspeaking teen advocate. He pens a letter to young autistics to let them know they’re not alone.

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.

I might be Autistic: Exploring and accepting my autism

Mo has had a lifetime of experiences that are unique and familiar to autistic people, and now she is committed to healing, accepting her true self, and finding her community.

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.

I might be Autistic: Exploring and accepting my autism

Mo has had a lifetime of experiences that are unique and familiar to autistic people, and now she is committed to healing, accepting her true self, and finding her community.

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