Culture & Identity

An Open Letter to Multiracial Autistic Teens

Lauren Melissa Ellzey is multiracial and autistic. She always felt that the world divided her into what was Black or white, autistic or not. She encourages mixed race autistic teens to see and embrace their whole authentic selves.

An Open Letter to Multiracial Autistic Teens

Lauren Melissa Ellzey is multiracial and autistic. She always felt that the world divided her into what was Black or white, autistic or not. She encourages mixed race autistic teens to see and embrace their whole authentic selves.

An Open Letter to Multiracial Autistic Teens

Lauren Melissa Ellzey is multiracial and autistic. She always felt that the world divided her into what was Black or white, autistic or not. She encourages mixed race autistic teens to see and embrace their whole authentic selves.

The Identity Theory of Autism: Values are not opinions to Autistics. We are our values.

Autistic and non-autistic people have identities that are constructed differently. Values are not opinions to autistic people. They are central to autistic core identity.

Moods of a morning

This poem is a PDAers anthem. Teen nonspeaker Anantha writes about the drive for autonomy and the freedom found in immersing in a passion.

How I Came to be Diagnosed with Autism at 55 Years of Age

Autistic elder David Chin spent life dealing with depression and masking. At age 55, life’s difficult mysteries came into focus when he was diagnosed with autism, giving him the tools to arrange his life to suit his neurology.

Autism and Relentless Analogizing: We make analogies about making analogies

Autistic people create analogies to relate, to solve problems, and to relieve stress. It’s related to their identity, neurology, values, and pattern recognition— NOT deficits in theory of mind.

Autism and Going to the Doctor: How it feels from the inside

Wolfheart Sanchez talks about the sensory hell of a doctor’s office and the multiple concurrent tracks that play through an overstimulated autistic person’s brain.

How to Deal with Workplace Bullying

David Chin is an autistic elder who has experienced bullying in multiple contexts over the span of decades. His experience taught him how to advocate effectively against workplace bullying.

Jane Eyre, Autistic Heroine

This article by Annie Kotowicz of Neurobeautiful explores Brontë’s Jane Eyre as autistic. By interpreting Jane as an autistic character, readers can gain insight into the complex thinking that drives autistic actions.

Ode to my autistic ancestors

Teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy pays homage to autistic changemakers throughout history, who from stoning to electric shocks have suffered for their rebellions.

Onwards: International panels on banning all forms of conversion therapies

You are invited to listen to our series of international panel discussions towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies. We are building on the results achieved to date, focusing on the human rights violations in countries that have ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

The Identity Theory of Autism: Values are not opinions to Autistics. We are our values.

Autistic and non-autistic people have identities that are constructed differently. Values are not opinions to autistic people. They are central to autistic core identity.

Moods of a morning

This poem is a PDAers anthem. Teen nonspeaker Anantha writes about the drive for autonomy and the freedom found in immersing in a passion.

How to Deal with Workplace Bullying

David Chin is an autistic elder who has experienced bullying in multiple contexts over the span of decades. His experience taught him how to advocate effectively against workplace bullying.

Jane Eyre, Autistic Heroine

This article by Annie Kotowicz of Neurobeautiful explores Brontë’s Jane Eyre as autistic. By interpreting Jane as an autistic character, readers can gain insight into the complex thinking that drives autistic actions.

Ode to my autistic ancestors

Teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy pays homage to autistic changemakers throughout history, who from stoning to electric shocks have suffered for their rebellions.

Onwards: International panels on banning all forms of conversion therapies

You are invited to listen to our series of international panel discussions towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies. We are building on the results achieved to date, focusing on the human rights violations in countries that have ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

The Identity Theory of Autism: Values are not opinions to Autistics. We are our values.

Autistic and non-autistic people have identities that are constructed differently. Values are not opinions to autistic people. They are central to autistic core identity.

Moods of a morning

This poem is a PDAers anthem. Teen nonspeaker Anantha writes about the drive for autonomy and the freedom found in immersing in a passion.

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