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Countdown towards a ban of all forms of conversion therapy

From today we will will start counting the days until all forms of conversion therapies are banned in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our hope is that this page will only need to be appended a few times with further activities to remind the government of its commitment to banning conversion practices and of its commitment to human rights, including all the rights articulated in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which our government has ratified in 2008.

Countdown towards a ban of all forms of conversion therapy

From today we will will start counting the days until all forms of conversion therapies are banned in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our hope is that this page will only need to be appended a few times with further activities to remind the government of its commitment to banning conversion practices and of its commitment to human rights, including all the rights articulated in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which our government has ratified in 2008.

Countdown towards a ban of all forms of conversion therapy

From today we will will start counting the days until all forms of conversion therapies are banned in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our hope is that this page will only need to be appended a few times with further activities to remind the government of its commitment to banning conversion practices and of its commitment to human rights, including all the rights articulated in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which our government has ratified in 2008.

Sia’s Film, Music: Who to Ignore, Who to Listen to, and Why

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.

Sia’s Film and the Deficit Model of Disability

Hours after Music was nominated for a Golden Globe, Sia apologized that she had been listening to the wrong people. Who are those wrong people, and who should be listened to instead?

Nonspeaker Perspectives on Representation

With the help of the International Association of Spelling to Communicate, we asked Nonspeaking Autistic young people what they would like for the world to know about their lived experiences, thoughts, and inner lives.

Aubrey Japharii Jones of Black Lives Matter 757 in an open letter to Cheif Paul Neudigate of Virginia Beach

An Open Letter to New Virginia Beach Police Chief Paul Neudigate

Chief Neudigate, I have read as much about you as I can find, and what I have seen has been positive. You seem to be

The Importance of Black Barbers as Staples of the Community

Champ Turner is a Black Autistic man who was wrongfully convicted following an unprovoked attack from a white man with a butcher knife. His community needs him, and he needs the support of the Autistic community and our allies.

Young boy sitting in an empty space looking sad and a clock sits on a table beside him indicating time-out. Text reads HB 0219 would ban restraint and seclusion in illinois schools

These Illinois Schools Prefer to Endanger Their Disabled Students

Neurodivergent Illinois state Rep. Jonathan Carroll introduced HB 0219 to ban restraint and seclusion in Illinois schools, but some schools are fighting for the torture of school children.

It was behavior therapy all along, and I had absolutely no clue– until now

Alex Sprague is an adult now being forced to recall painful memories of childhood behavior-based therapy that left them with trauma.

ICARS: The Time to End Restraint and Seclusion is Now

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.

From Up Here by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

Nonspeaking Autistic Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay explores his muteness against the context of the mainstream from his inner world amongst the clouds.

Sia’s Film, Music: Who to Ignore, Who to Listen to, and Why

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.

Sia’s Film and the Deficit Model of Disability

Hours after Music was nominated for a Golden Globe, Sia apologized that she had been listening to the wrong people. Who are those wrong people, and who should be listened to instead?

Young boy sitting in an empty space looking sad and a clock sits on a table beside him indicating time-out. Text reads HB 0219 would ban restraint and seclusion in illinois schools

These Illinois Schools Prefer to Endanger Their Disabled Students

Neurodivergent Illinois state Rep. Jonathan Carroll introduced HB 0219 to ban restraint and seclusion in Illinois schools, but some schools are fighting for the torture of school children.

It was behavior therapy all along, and I had absolutely no clue– until now

Alex Sprague is an adult now being forced to recall painful memories of childhood behavior-based therapy that left them with trauma.

ICARS: The Time to End Restraint and Seclusion is Now

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.

From Up Here by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

Nonspeaking Autistic Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay explores his muteness against the context of the mainstream from his inner world amongst the clouds.

Sia’s Film, Music: Who to Ignore, Who to Listen to, and Why

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.

Sia’s Film and the Deficit Model of Disability

Hours after Music was nominated for a Golden Globe, Sia apologized that she had been listening to the wrong people. Who are those wrong people, and who should be listened to instead?

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