As I have been pointing out for the last few years, the commodification of neurodiversity and the exploitation of autistic people is in full swing.
In the second installment in a series about autism and religion, an autistic minister looks at what the Christian Bible is and is not and how the Bible can be misused to cause harm.
Literalism and the extreme amount of rules in religion can make the experience traumatic for autistic children. Parents need to think of their children’s neurotype in how the family approaches faith.
Dr. Marcia Eckerd is a psychologist who has been working with autistic people for thirty years. She draws from her experience to give couples tips for understanding each other.
These tropes can be frustratingly repetitive, they can also be downright harmful. Of all the basic tropes that grace our screens, few are more concerning than the manic pixie dream girl.
Russell James takes a hard look at the fighting with in the autistic community, calling for a truce and solidarity between people who have the same goals.
David Gray-Hammond discusses his experience of being subjected to chemical restraint while an involuntary inpatient at a psychiatric hospital in the UK.