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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

Perception

Greta – Our Warrior Princess

Greta’s fearlessness is inspiring. So many of us were conditioned to be silent. Our opinions were offensive, challenging, “vain.” Our questions made people uncomfortable with themselves, and they lashed out at us.

Why Accessible, Community Driven, and Neurodiversity-Friendly Events Are So Important

“[…] a real effort was made to accommodate various sensory needs and allow the kids in attendance to pursue activities they enjoyed and found interesting. Visual instruction sheets and other adaptations were provided for those who were nonverbal; a variety of stations, all loosely related to the weekly sport theme, were set up to allow for choice; and the event in general was one that encouraged the neurodivergent folks who came – parents and children alike – to have fun and bond with other like-minded people.”

Greta – Our Warrior Princess

Greta’s fearlessness is inspiring. So many of us were conditioned to be silent. Our opinions were offensive, challenging, “vain.” Our questions made people uncomfortable with themselves, and they lashed out at us.

Why Accessible, Community Driven, and Neurodiversity-Friendly Events Are So Important

“[…] a real effort was made to accommodate various sensory needs and allow the kids in attendance to pursue activities they enjoyed and found interesting. Visual instruction sheets and other adaptations were provided for those who were nonverbal; a variety of stations, all loosely related to the weekly sport theme, were set up to allow for choice; and the event in general was one that encouraged the neurodivergent folks who came – parents and children alike – to have fun and bond with other like-minded people.”

Greta – Our Warrior Princess

Greta’s fearlessness is inspiring. So many of us were conditioned to be silent. Our opinions were offensive, challenging, “vain.” Our questions made people uncomfortable with themselves, and they lashed out at us.

Why Accessible, Community Driven, and Neurodiversity-Friendly Events Are So Important

“[…] a real effort was made to accommodate various sensory needs and allow the kids in attendance to pursue activities they enjoyed and found interesting. Visual instruction sheets and other adaptations were provided for those who were nonverbal; a variety of stations, all loosely related to the weekly sport theme, were set up to allow for choice; and the event in general was one that encouraged the neurodivergent folks who came – parents and children alike – to have fun and bond with other like-minded people.”