The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity
Autism neurodiversity

Sixteen-year-old Killed by Restraint: It’s Time for Connection Over Control

Sixteen-year-old Cornelius Frederick was murdered at the hands of those charged with supporting his growth and development. He was killed for throwing a sandwich.

The Netherlands institutionalizes autistic boy for 2 years without parental consent – bring him home NOW #GiveMartinBack

To His Royal Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Premier of The Netherlands Mark Rutte, Vice-premier of The Netherlands and Minister for Health, Welfare and Sport Hugo de Jonge, President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, UN Secretary General António Guterres, and UNICEF President Rabab Fatima, NeuroClastic and our 300 contributors ask that you #GiveMartinBack to his parents immediately.

The Unintended Consequences of the IDEA

However, an unforeseen side effect of the IDEA’s deficit-oriented focus upon disability has created a dilemma for parents of autistic children and has fostered a problem-oriented societal approach to autistic people in general.

A Child in a Straight Jacket

One man sheds light on a terrifying reality for many autistics– that families commit their autistic children to psychiatric hospitals where they are abused, mistreated, restrained, and secluded.