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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

Curing Autism

3D Cartoon drawing of a neuron and a miniature doctor walking on the axon like a tightrope.

A Letter to Pro-Cure Autistic People

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.

latex gloved hands hold petri dish with a cure for autism symbolized as its contents, or perhaps genetic therapy gene therapy

Why is there not a cure for autism?

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.

Meet The Autism Parents

Meet The Autism Parents

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.

Dear New York Times: ABA is not a therapy

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.

“My Autism” is Bigger than a Cure

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.”

The Cure for Autism

It took an autistic mind to discover the cure for autism. Discover how we can tackle what is a global social crisis.

3D Cartoon drawing of a neuron and a miniature doctor walking on the axon like a tightrope.

A Letter to Pro-Cure Autistic People

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.

latex gloved hands hold petri dish with a cure for autism symbolized as its contents, or perhaps genetic therapy gene therapy

Why is there not a cure for autism?

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.

Meet The Autism Parents

Meet The Autism Parents

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.

Dear New York Times: ABA is not a therapy

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.

“My Autism” is Bigger than a Cure

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.”

The Cure for Autism

It took an autistic mind to discover the cure for autism. Discover how we can tackle what is a global social crisis.

3D Cartoon drawing of a neuron and a miniature doctor walking on the axon like a tightrope.

A Letter to Pro-Cure Autistic People

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.

latex gloved hands hold petri dish with a cure for autism symbolized as its contents, or perhaps genetic therapy gene therapy

Why is there not a cure for autism?

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.

Meet The Autism Parents

Meet The Autism Parents

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.

Dear New York Times: ABA is not a therapy

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.

“My Autism” is Bigger than a Cure

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.”

The Cure for Autism

It took an autistic mind to discover the cure for autism. Discover how we can tackle what is a global social crisis.