The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People
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.
Beginning when he was young, and throughout is life, John was told that he needed to change. This forced him to resent and feel ashamed of being autistic. Here’s how he found the soil to grow in the light of acceptance.
Regardless of your political alignment, there is the truth that no human is an island: We need one another. We need the skills, thoughts, labor, and resources of other people to survive. It is the backbone of what makes us human.
Russell James takes a hard look at the fighting with in the autistic community, calling for a truce and solidarity between people who have the same goals.
In this article, Jude Clee takes a brief look at the difficulties that autistic people face when opening up about being autistic and shares some of her experiences.