advocacy

Nickelodeon Executives Are Too Rich to Care

It is a theme I have noticed too often in governments, political parties, and corporations: that a voice and their suffering only matter to the powerful when the ends justify the means or fit a narrative that suits them.

Our Movement Needs Mediators, Not Leaders

It also means that the past year has made it clear to me that what our movement needs is space where everyone, regardless of opinion, is welcome, in which the decisions of the community at large are represented (not just the decisions of autistic people who have leadership positions).

Autism & Christianity: Part 1

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.

The Double Standard: On Growing Up Autistic

Conversion therapy, aspie supremacy, and diagnosis denial before age ten, and then came the shame and masking. Eventually, there was enlightenment, acceptance, activism, and pride.

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