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.
The way society regards autistics is explored through a political analogy where accommodations for autistics are based on the conservative value of assimilation instead of the progressive value of a cultural mosaic.
I promise that I will always try to approach the idea of a cure or treatment with compassion in mind. If someone feels they need to be cured, it’s logical to reason that they are hurting. I will try to keep this in mind to avoid minimizing any harm.
Not for lack of effort and billions of dollars spent, scientists have still not found a cure for autism. From one genetics student, an exploration of why.
The rift between autistic advocates and parents of autistics can be contentious. A look at this divide and why it persists with an accompanying video.
The New York Times dropped all journalistic standards to publish a commercial for Applied Behavior Analysis without critical review of the facts– like that it’s not a therapy, it doesn’t work, and it’s abusive to autistic people.
Autism Speaks, help clean up your mess! The time is now to demand that Autism Speaks show repentance and pay reparations for the outbreaks and deaths from formerly-eradicated diseases such as measles, pertussis, mumps, and polio.
With poetic prose, Black Igwe’s first piece with The Aspergian examines the interplay between “being autistic” in a world that regards you as “having autism.”
It took an autistic mind to discover the cure for autism. Discover how we can tackle what is a global social crisis.