This research roundup showcases recent research regarding education and how autisticAutistic ways of being are human neurological variants that can not be understood without the social model of disability.If you are wondering whether you are Autistic, spend time amongst Autistic people, online and offline. If… More communityWhat I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.Community is magic. Community is power. Community is resistance.Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-First-Person-Stories-Twenty-First-ebook/dp/B082ZQBL98/ https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-Adapted-Young-Adults-ebook/dp/B08VFT4R9T/… More improves educational outcomes.
- THE ICARS REPORT ENGLAND: Restraint and Seclusion in England’s Schools
- Autistic Adults as Educators – Exploring Parent Perceptions of Autistic Presenters
- ‘It’s being a part of a grand tradition, a grand counter-culture which involves communities’: A qualitative investigation of autistic community connectedness
- A Human Centered Education: Ends Dehumanizing Practices
- Come as You Are: Examining Autistic Identity Development and the Neurodiversity Movement through an Intersectional Lens
- A guide to neurodiversity in the early years
THE ICARS REPORT ENGLAND: Restraint and Seclusion in England’s Schools
Restraint is a tool of control that conditions teachers to be unfazed by traumaIn expanding our definitions of trauma, we must make sure we see trauma as a structural issue, not just an individual one. Scholars now recognize what people from marginalized communities… More in the name of complianceNoncompliance is a social skill.Noncompliance is one of the most important social skills. Noncompliance skills make it possible to say no, even when others want your right to say no to… More.
ICARS Report – International Coalition Against Restraint and Seclusion
- Behavioural approaches are being implemented to manage behaviours associated with disability
- Rather than supporting accommodationAccommodation is fundamentally about not changing the person but changing the environment around the person.Normal Sucks: Author Jonathan Mooney on How Schools Fail Kids with Learning Differences Yet on a programmatic… More needs in the school, children are punished for behaviours associated with their disabilities
- Educators lack education and training in disability-affirming practices contributing to a culture that prioritizes control and policing of behaviours that are a reaction to being under-accommodated
- Research into the factors that contribute to the use of restraint indicate that prioritising psychological safetyPsychological safety is a condition in which you feel (1) included, (2) safe to learn, (3) safe to contribute, and (4) safe to challenge the status quo—all without fear of… More and creating an inclusive culture are how to eliminate the use of restraint
Autistic Adults as Educators – Exploring Parent Perceptions of Autistic Presenters
This study is the first to explore how parents of autistic children perceive information from autistic adult presenters. Each of the seven participants reported a positive experience attending the presentations of autistic adults and wished to hear more information as a result. Additionally, parents attributed changes in their parenting behaviors and attitudes to insight gained from these experiences. For example, many parents began using and promoting identity-first languageIdentity-first language places the disability-related word first in a phrase. People who prefer identity-first language for themselves often argue that their disability is an important part of who they are,… More, implementing various sensory tools, and taking a step back to understand some of their child’s behaviors as communication of anxiety or a need.View of Autistic Adults as Educators
‘It’s being a part of a grand tradition, a grand counter-culture which involves communities’: A qualitative investigation of autistic community connectedness
‘It’s being a part of a grand tradition, a grand counter-culture which involves communities’: A qualitative investigation of autistic community connectedness – Monique Botha, Bridget Dibb, David M Frost, 2022
A Human Centered Education: Ends Dehumanizing Practices
Where behaviorismUltimately behaviorism provides a simplistic lens that can’t see beyond itself.Why is the doctrine of behaviorism still being used, at all?How can ABA be the gold-standard for autism when it… More fails to foster agency it simultaneously creates a framework for excluding neurodivergentNeurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a mind that functions in ways which diverge significantly from the dominant societal standards of “normal.”NEURODIVERSITY: SOME BASIC TERMS & DEFINITIONS Neurodivergent is quite… More and disabledThe label “disabled” means so much to me. It means I have community. It means I have rights. It means I can be proud. It means I can affirm myself… More students while enabling the policing of students from non-dominant cultural, linguistic, and racial backgrounds.A Human Centered Education: Ends Dehumanizing Practices – YouTube
Come as You Are: Examining Autistic Identity Development and the Neurodiversity Movement through an Intersectional Lens
Come as You Are: Examining Autistic Identity Development and the Neurodiversity Movement through an Intersectional Lens – FullText – Human Development 2022, Vol. 66, No. 2 – Karger Publishers
A guide to neurodiversity in the early years
In recent years, there has been an increasing dialogue about the best ways to support children who have developmental differencesOur friends and allies at Randimals have a saying, What makes us different, makes all the difference in the world.Randimals We agree. Randimals are made up of two different animals… More. These children are traditionally referred to as having special educational needs (SEN).
The aims of this booklet are to:
A guide to neurodiversity in the early years
- introduce the concept of neurodiversity in an accessible way
- consider how ableismable·ism /ˈābəˌlizəm/ nounA system of assigning value to people’s bodies and minds based on societally constructed ideas of normalcy, productivity, desirability, intelligence, excellence, and fitness. These constructed ideas are deeply… More is a barrier to inclusion
- explore neurodivergent profiles of development
- develop practical approaches in becoming neurodiversity-informed within our early years practice.
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