Bullying & Abuse

Butterflies

Children can be cruel, naturally, and sometimes adults reinforce those messages instead of trying to encourage kindness and collectivism.

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.

In search of psychological safety

The objectives of the autism and neurodiversity civil rights movements overlap significantly with the interests of those who advocate for greater levels of psychological safety

What Happens When the Perfect Job Goes Wrong?

After telling his boss that he was autistic, one man found himself in a position where he would be constantly watched, yelled at, and eventually worse… On how employer bias affects autistic employees.

2020 Disability Day of Mourning

Kayla Rodriguez writes about the sobering history of Autistic Day of Mourning on March 1 and discusses why the time for action is now.

The Unintentional Bully

Unintentional Bullies

Bullying is generally thought of as an intentional behavior, but not understanding autistic people can lead to unintentional bullying.

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