May 2022, so far, at Stimpunks: New Pages for the Website

We started a Research page that opens with a spicy assessment of the status quo of autism studies, “Facts, Fire, and Feels: Research-Storytelling from the Edges“. We started an AccessContinue reading “May 2022, so far, at Stimpunks: New Pages for the Website”

Vendetta Music Fest (and everyone else) vs. Our Loved People: They’re Promoting and Funding Ableism in Our Name

You can’t have our neurodivergent art while advocating to eliminate neurodivergent people.We can’t keep Austin weird by eliminating weird from society and the gene pool.We must combat ableism throughout theContinue reading “Vendetta Music Fest (and everyone else) vs. Our Loved People: They’re Promoting and Funding Ableism in Our Name”

Stimpunks and Vancerts Presents: The Bobby Lees and Forty Feet Tall

The music of The Bobby Lees resonates with my neurodivergent life and neurology. I love this band so much. When Stimpunks got the chance to help secure a venue forContinue reading “Stimpunks and Vancerts Presents: The Bobby Lees and Forty Feet Tall”

The Benevolence of Surrender: Connected, Trusting Relationships

I’m rewatching The Benevolence of Surrender, reflecting on Swamburger’s words: Let’s make it personal. You have to know the person, and that person has to believe in you. Swamburger HereContinue reading “The Benevolence of Surrender: Connected, Trusting Relationships”

🫀 We’re Presenting: Conference to Restore Humanity

DIY at the Edges: Surviving the Bipartisanship of Behaviorism by Rolling Our Own To be hosted by Ryan Boren, Inna Boren, Chelsea Adams, & Kristina Daniele of Stimpunks. Stimpunks combineContinue reading “🫀 We’re Presenting: Conference to Restore Humanity”

Stop, Hammer Time: It’s not Science vs Philosophy … It’s Science + Philosophy. When you measure include the measurer.

It’s not Science vs Philosophy … It’s Science + Philosophy. When you measure include the measurer. MC Hammer I would insist on the embodied nature of all vision and soContinue reading “Stop, Hammer Time: It’s not Science vs Philosophy … It’s Science + Philosophy. When you measure include the measurer.”

Additions to Our Philosophy on Tech Ethics, Algorithmic Oppression, Power, Accommodations, Accessibility, Care, Inclusion, Diagnosis, and Reframing

Our philosophy page collects quotes we steer by. They are compasses and stars that align us on our mission. We recently added quotes on tech ethics, algorithmic oppression, power, accommodations,Continue reading “Additions to Our Philosophy on Tech Ethics, Algorithmic Oppression, Power, Accommodations, Accessibility, Care, Inclusion, Diagnosis, and Reframing”

Accommodations: Individualized Responses to Structural Design Problems

The accommodations for natural human variation should be mutual. @laurenancona Yet on a programmatic basis, disability policy and other social programs remain enmeshed, even at their best, in accommodation models,Continue reading “Accommodations: Individualized Responses to Structural Design Problems”