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An image for Nick Barry, nonspeaker who uses rapid prompting method or rpm to communicate. A person is looking at a screen and behind them are a ton of eyes staring at the screen. The image depicts how a nonspeaker autistic with autism is often denied access to privacy and autonomy.

The Right to Privacy for Nonspeaking Autistics

Nick Barry, a young nonspeaking advocate, writes about how the privacy and autonomy of nonspeakers is often violated by those around them, how it feels, and how to do better.

The Human Rights Case Against Harmful Behaviour Modification for Autistic People

This event is part of the Global Disability Summit and also part of the global Ban of Conversion Therapies project, towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies (Applied Behaviour Analysis, or ABA, Positive Behaviour Support, or PBS, and various other rebrandings).

ANNOUNCEMENT: Champ Turner Has Been Pardoned

Champ Turner is free and will be home today! Our community is powerful when we work together. Thank you for all you have done to stand on the side of justice.

The Double-Empathy Problem Is Clear When Autistic People Apply for Jobs

Rhys thought he had landed a job, only to get a generic rejection letter a month later. Even in jobs specified for people with disabilities, interview accommodations are nowhere in sight.

My changing perceptions of “challenging behaviour” – reflections of a social care professional

Autistic researcher Emma Reardon has spent decades working with individuals labeled with “challenging behavior.” She explores what that means and how her perception has changed through the years.

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.

Free PDF download: Thin Slice Judgements and The Different World Autistics Inhabit

Research has shown that instantly, non-autistic people negatively judge autistic people on first sight. This is a free printable resource for you on thin slice judgements.

LONG-READ – Autistic While Black in the UK: Masking, Codeswitching, and Other (Non)fictions

Academic journalist Tré Ventour chronicles the experience of masking and code switching through the framework of intersectionality. This must-read
perspective needs to become a living staple of collective consciousness.

The Performance of April and Autism Awareness Month

April is essentially a cash grab. April is a soapbox for well-meaning organizations and corporations to bank on us. We’re the inspiration porn, the example to strive for, the burden to be eased that’s big money to them.

The Big Gag: Autism science and autistic heresy

Teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy compares the treatment of progressive science during the Renaissance era to modern autism science— and it hits hard.

An image for Nick Barry, nonspeaker who uses rapid prompting method or rpm to communicate. A person is looking at a screen and behind them are a ton of eyes staring at the screen. The image depicts how a nonspeaker autistic with autism is often denied access to privacy and autonomy.

The Right to Privacy for Nonspeaking Autistics

Nick Barry, a young nonspeaking advocate, writes about how the privacy and autonomy of nonspeakers is often violated by those around them, how it feels, and how to do better.

The Human Rights Case Against Harmful Behaviour Modification for Autistic People

This event is part of the Global Disability Summit and also part of the global Ban of Conversion Therapies project, towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies (Applied Behaviour Analysis, or ABA, Positive Behaviour Support, or PBS, and various other rebrandings).

Free PDF download: Thin Slice Judgements and The Different World Autistics Inhabit

Research has shown that instantly, non-autistic people negatively judge autistic people on first sight. This is a free printable resource for you on thin slice judgements.

LONG-READ – Autistic While Black in the UK: Masking, Codeswitching, and Other (Non)fictions

Academic journalist Tré Ventour chronicles the experience of masking and code switching through the framework of intersectionality. This must-read
perspective needs to become a living staple of collective consciousness.

The Performance of April and Autism Awareness Month

April is essentially a cash grab. April is a soapbox for well-meaning organizations and corporations to bank on us. We’re the inspiration porn, the example to strive for, the burden to be eased that’s big money to them.

The Big Gag: Autism science and autistic heresy

Teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy compares the treatment of progressive science during the Renaissance era to modern autism science— and it hits hard.

An image for Nick Barry, nonspeaker who uses rapid prompting method or rpm to communicate. A person is looking at a screen and behind them are a ton of eyes staring at the screen. The image depicts how a nonspeaker autistic with autism is often denied access to privacy and autonomy.

The Right to Privacy for Nonspeaking Autistics

Nick Barry, a young nonspeaking advocate, writes about how the privacy and autonomy of nonspeakers is often violated by those around them, how it feels, and how to do better.

The Human Rights Case Against Harmful Behaviour Modification for Autistic People

This event is part of the Global Disability Summit and also part of the global Ban of Conversion Therapies project, towards comprehensive bans of all forms of conversion therapies (Applied Behaviour Analysis, or ABA, Positive Behaviour Support, or PBS, and various other rebrandings).

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