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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

Intersectionality

Active disablement of minorities

In a W.E.I.R.D. culture where autistic people are pathologised, it can be helpful to point to reflections on culture made by outsiders and members of minorities who are marginalised and often persecuted.

A group of girls, standing outside, bullying a young adult woman by calling her out.

Call-Out Culture and Learned Helplessness

It is those who seize power and control via their continued privileges who often become the spokespeople of a given minority group. Call-out culture needs to be called out because it has become a tool of oppressors.

Chalkboard with checkboxes next to Male, Female, and ? The question mark is checked.

Autism and Gender

Grasping the unique relationship between autistic people and their genders is an essential component of understanding the autistic experience.

Active disablement of minorities

In a W.E.I.R.D. culture where autistic people are pathologised, it can be helpful to point to reflections on culture made by outsiders and members of minorities who are marginalised and often persecuted.

A group of girls, standing outside, bullying a young adult woman by calling her out.

Call-Out Culture and Learned Helplessness

It is those who seize power and control via their continued privileges who often become the spokespeople of a given minority group. Call-out culture needs to be called out because it has become a tool of oppressors.

Chalkboard with checkboxes next to Male, Female, and ? The question mark is checked.

Autism and Gender

Grasping the unique relationship between autistic people and their genders is an essential component of understanding the autistic experience.

Active disablement of minorities

In a W.E.I.R.D. culture where autistic people are pathologised, it can be helpful to point to reflections on culture made by outsiders and members of minorities who are marginalised and often persecuted.

A group of girls, standing outside, bullying a young adult woman by calling her out.

Call-Out Culture and Learned Helplessness

It is those who seize power and control via their continued privileges who often become the spokespeople of a given minority group. Call-out culture needs to be called out because it has become a tool of oppressors.

Chalkboard with checkboxes next to Male, Female, and ? The question mark is checked.

Autism and Gender

Grasping the unique relationship between autistic people and their genders is an essential component of understanding the autistic experience.