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.

Although I’m relatively new to neurodiversity activism, having only started a few months ago, one thing is clear in my research: high-support needs (mostly nonspeaking) autistic individuals are typically underrepresented, marginalized, and dehumanized in the media, whether that be the news

Read more “Not Like Those Children: What that really means to an autistic person”

David Gray-Hammond discusses his experience of being subjected to chemical restraint while an involuntary inpatient at a psychiatric hospital in the UK.

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.
Stack of Paper documents with clip

Evidence-based: - It is a term that in psychology is often used to designate a therapy as being of a different orientation than traditional psychotherapy, without necessarily having scientific studies that show its long-term benefits or the perception of well-being on the part of the client and the recipient of the therapy.