David Gray-Hammond reflects on the challenges of 2020 and how this effects him on Autistic Pride Day.
In part one of this series, the language and social significance of words related to intelligence and ability and the divide between the mainstream, academia, and autistic culture are explored.
So it’s the first of April and right now the last thing on people’s minds is autism awareness. But that really needs to change, since now during this pandemic we need people to be aware of the needs of disabled and neurodivergent people more than ever. It’s simply a fact that people in the autistic […]
Russell James takes a hard look at the fighting with in the autistic community, calling for a truce and solidarity between people who have the same goals.
The autistic community is at risk with the rest of society. This critique of the behavior seen in the community looks at how we can save ourselves.
Where does the mistreatment of Penny Bracken and her family fit into the broader picture of mistreatment of autistics in the UK?
When as many as three out of every four autistic and learning-disabled adult in the UK has experienced a hate crime, it’s a luxury that humanity cannot afford to overlook the devastating impact of institutional ignorance and abuse regarding one of society’s most targeted and misunderstood populations.
It is important to remember that autism is autism… Autism is how our brain functions and that way should be respected.
No one is talking about autism and addiction, so recovering addict and autistic self-advocate David Gray-Hammond is leading the charge and starting the conversation.
Autistic Barbie asks what the cost is of filming autistic children’s meltdowns and encourages parents to value their children’s privacy and emotional health.
Autistic people struggle with the holiday season for reasons that go beyond just sensory difficulties and limited social batteries. Here’s why.