Weird is not a word solely pointed at Autistic people, but most of us have had at word used as an insult. Weird Pride Day is March 4, and it is a declaration of acceptance and embracing of what is eccentric, different, or otherwise at odds with the status quo.
ABA therapy is a religious cult with science as its god and the status quo as its benchmark. I was born a heathen, and being broken into compliance was for my own good.
Deadly restraints and cruel seclusion have been a harrowing stain on the legacy of disability rights. The time to end these barbaric practices is now.
Nonspeaking Autistic Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay explores his muteness against the context of the mainstream from his inner world amongst the clouds.
Listening to the wrong people can have a devastating impact on the Autistic community. The right organizations can push us into a more inclusive and accepting future for Autistic children.