“Yes, And…” Infodump

These tweets are good advice, especially before infodumpingHaving a special interest is like having a crush or being newly in love. It is consuming and delightful. We love to shareContinue reading ““Yes, And…” Infodump”

Attention Neurodivergent and Disabled Creators: Apply for a Stimpunks Creator Grant

StimpunksStimpunk combines “stimming” + “punk” to evoke open and proud stimming, resistance to neurotypicalization, and the DIY culture of punk, disabled, and neurodivergent communities. Instead of hiding our stims, we…Continue reading “Attention Neurodivergent and Disabled Creators: Apply for a Stimpunks Creator Grant”

Driven to Meltdown, Castigated for Melting

I feel the weight of this quote from Pete Wharmby’s new book, “What I Want to Talk About How Autistic Special Interests Shape a Life“. The tendency to force aContinue reading “Driven to Meltdown, Castigated for Melting”

Wendell & Wild: An Indictment of the School-to-Prison Pipeline with a Banging Black Punk Soundtrack

“Wendell & Wild” has a Black punkEverything that was normally supposed to be hidden was brought to the front.Punk subculture – Wikipedia The First Rule of Punk: Be Yourself OurContinue reading “Wendell & Wild: An Indictment of the School-to-Prison Pipeline with a Banging Black Punk Soundtrack”

The Sensory Hell of the Lunchroom

Needless to say, the dining hall, as well as being busy, crowded and a source of multiple odours, was also very noisy, as trays were picked up and clattered backContinue reading “The Sensory Hell of the Lunchroom”

Five Ways to Welcome All Bodyminds to Your Learning Event

We have detailed accessibility checklists• Progress in human understanding has become increasingly complex and overwhelming.• Checklists help prevent serious but easily avoidable mistakes.• Checklists should be as short as possible,Continue reading “Five Ways to Welcome All Bodyminds to Your Learning Event”

What the Mods Mean for Disability Representation in Star Wars

This video essay from Questing Refuge on disability representation and radical visibility in Star Wars is excellent and appreciated. In this video, I hope to highlight why aesthetic choices likeContinue reading “What the Mods Mean for Disability Representation in Star Wars”

Infinity Heart Brain Spine: Exploring Symbols for Interdependence and Pluralism That Might Just Be Fancy Pretzels

At StimpunksStimpunk combines “stimming” + “punk” to evoke open and proud stimming, resistance to neurotypicalization, and the DIY culture of punk, disabled, and neurodivergent communities. Instead of hiding our stims,Continue reading “Infinity Heart Brain Spine: Exploring Symbols for Interdependence and Pluralism That Might Just Be Fancy Pretzels”

What’s Your Role in Social Change at 100 Seconds to Midnight?

It is 100 seconds to midnight. “It is 100 seconds to midnight. We are now expressing how close the world is to catastrophe in seconds – not hours, or evenContinue reading “What’s Your Role in Social Change at 100 Seconds to Midnight?”

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 AutigenderAutigender flag: black infinity symbol over gradient green horizontal stripes is not explicitly saying that “My genderDueContinue reading “Autigender and Neuroqueer: Two Words on the Relationship Between Autism and Gender That Fit Me”