They mention creating a “coaching process” using artificial intelligence, as if autistic people haven’t been “coached” enough into neurotypicality. Unfortunately, our entire lives are made up of neurotypical “coaching.” We often in fact, receive too much coaching in how to act or generally exist among other people.
Before hitting the walls of systemic biases that exclude neurominorities, before blatant gender discrimination and xenophobic hate, there was a time when diversity was a source of joy. But it’s hard to focus on fun or remember joy and success when you are treated like nothing. When going through adversity, the one thing we often search for is meaning.
This Autism Training in Utah Explains Why Police Shot Linden Cameron for Having a Meltdown in his Own Home
Horrifying video of optional Utah training sheds light on why police thought it was an appropriate response to shoot a 13 year old autistic fort having a meltdown in his own home.
A bizarre encounter with a pawnshop Karen who claims COVID doesn’t exist leads to an online scavenger hunt and uncovered a horrifying history of bullying and abuse in the government-appointed Minnesota Autism Council.
On September 4th, Linden Cameron was shot by police several times in Utah after a Crisis Intervention team was called, which was supposed to help him in a mental health crisis.
Osime’s mother demands HM prison stop abusing her Autistic son who has coughed up blood, broken his arm, and self-harmed.
Even at the best of times, I spent my pandemic-free degree feeling sidelined by a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching that, well, didn’t fit me at all.
Most diversity and inclusion initiatives fail more than 90% of the time. Here is how to implement a successful diversity and inclusion initiative in your workplace.
Most people do not realize the autistic community exists, much less that there are prolific autistic-lead and ally supported organizations out there. This video explores the primary reason for this disparity.
Nickelodeon promoted Autism Speaks and deleted over 1000 comments from autistic people who asked them to support autistic lead advocacy organizations.