People of Color

How to Deal with Workplace Bullying

David Chin is an autistic elder who has experienced bullying in multiple contexts over the span of decades. His experience taught him how to advocate effectively against workplace bullying.

Ode to my autistic ancestors

Teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy pays homage to autistic changemakers throughout history, who from stoning to electric shocks have suffered for their rebellions.

Moods of a morning

This poem is a PDAers anthem. Teen nonspeaker Anantha writes about the drive for autonomy and the freedom found in immersing in a passion.

How I Came to be Diagnosed with Autism at 55 Years of Age

Autistic elder David Chin spent life dealing with depression and masking. At age 55, life’s difficult mysteries came into focus when he was diagnosed with autism, giving him the tools to arrange his life to suit his neurology.

A Typer’s Freedom Dance

Anantha Krishnamurthy comes through with an onomatopoeic journey of triumph, tapping resonating to thunderous thudding freedom.

Poetry: Anonymous

Anantha Krishnamurthy’s mind is a symphony and his body is a sound cage. This powerful poem is itself a beautiful triumph of sheer Will.

Poetry: Lost, I am home

Rumi Ottus is a young nonspeaking poet who was inspired to write this after being moved by the beauty of a photo of a lush rainforest scene.

Poetry: Intelligence

This fun poem from audience favorite, Nonspeaking teen Anantha Krishnamurthy, explores the shifting season and the wisdom of migratory birds.

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