100 Seconds to Midnight: The Need for a Human-Centered Education

Our friends at Human Restoration Project released a very important documentary called “100 Seconds to Midnight: The Need for a Human-Centered Education“. In January 2020 – in what now seemsContinue reading “100 Seconds to Midnight: The Need for a Human-Centered Education”

Stimpunks.org: A Knowledge Commons at the Edges

Create open source communities instead of walled gardens of intellectual property rights – to create a global knowledge commons and to maximise collective intelligence. Replacing Control With Ecologies of CareContinue reading “Stimpunks.org: A Knowledge Commons at the Edges”

Tech Workers: Is Autistic Conversion Therapy, ABA, in Your Company’s Ad Stock?

We autistic people helped build these tech platforms and companies and the collaboration cultures they run on. Is ABA, autistic conversion therapy, in the ad stock at the companies andContinue reading “Tech Workers: Is Autistic Conversion Therapy, ABA, in Your Company’s Ad Stock?”

Autigender and Neuroqueer: Two Words on the Relationship Between Autism and Gender That Fit Me

These two words helped me figure myself out more. Passing them along. Autigender Autigender is not explicitly saying that “My gender is autism” – it’s not about saying you areContinue reading “Autigender and Neuroqueer: Two Words on the Relationship Between Autism and Gender That Fit Me”

Reframe Disability and Difference with Stimpunks

Reframe these states of being that have been labelled deficiencies or pathologies as human differences. Normal Sucks: Author Jonathan Mooney on How Schools Fail Kids with Learning Differences Not havingContinue reading “Reframe Disability and Difference with Stimpunks”

R-word and Genius: Situationally Mute Hyperlexic Autistic

When I was a kid, school didn’t know I could read because I wouldn’t read aloud. Situational mutism and exposure anxiety locked my lips. One day, in a quiet cornerContinue reading “R-word and Genius: Situationally Mute Hyperlexic Autistic”

Needed: Emergency Mutual Aid for the Painter of This Piece

Fellow Stimpunk Jasmine is a neurodivergent artist and mother who helps her son deliver care packages to hospitalized and chronically ill people. Send whatever you can to Jasmine to helpContinue reading “Needed: Emergency Mutual Aid for the Painter of This Piece”

DIY at the Edges at the Conference to Restore Humanity, July 25 – 28

Now we have the opportunity and understanding to move from emergency pandemic remote school and its pantomime of learning to purposefully designed online education spaces that are accessible, sustainable, and representative ofContinue reading “DIY at the Edges at the Conference to Restore Humanity, July 25 – 28”

Lost In Translation: Ways in Which Neurodivergent and Neurotypical Social Languages Differ

We the neurodivergent are genetically different. We experience the world through a hypersensitive nervous system which informs every aspect of our thinking, our behavior, and our social values. The dominantContinue reading “Lost In Translation: Ways in Which Neurodivergent and Neurotypical Social Languages Differ”

Missed in Childhood: Nearly All Autistic and ADHD Women

Our results indicate that there may be a substantial group of patients with ASD and other NDDs that are missed in childhood.  Neurodevelopmental disorders and comorbidity in young adults attendingContinue reading “Missed in Childhood: Nearly All Autistic and ADHD Women”