Autistic Traits

Collaborative niche construction

As events beyond human control force us to pay attention to the much richer metaphors of living systems, Autistic people are rediscovering the beauty of collaborating at human scale, and co-creating beautiful works of art as an antidote against the emergence of social power dynamics and the competitive logic of hate and violence.

Co-creating ecologies of caring and sharing

Instead of the individualistic perspective, mental health can only be understood in a way that is meaningful for humans at the level of a biocultural organism at human scale. The interactions between us have a direct impact on our nervous systems, cardiovascular systems, and digestive systems.

Poetry: AuDHD

Emmanuel Abua considers the duality and sometimes polarizing reality of being both autistic and ADHD.

Hypermobility Pain Hacks

Many autistic people suffer with chronic joint pain due to co-occurring conditions. Here’s how one autistic woman found some relief.

Autistic masking is why I have no friends

“Despite being in a setting where I’m suppose to be my full, authentic self, I still can’t break down those walls and act like myself for fear of judgement.”

My Brain Is Autistic

This is a NeuroInclusive story for all ages about how Autistic brains work with free printable PDF. Great for teachers share with students!

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