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Stimpunk 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... is a 501(c)3 organization and your donation is tax deductible. You will be emailed an IRS compliant letter at the time of donation and a year-end-summary of your donations at the end of the year. Keep these letters for filing your taxes.
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Human Restoration Project
✔️ We Can All Do Something Good
I think we need a rebellion of what I call the “The activities that constitute care are crucial for human life. We defined care in this way: Care is "a species activity that includes everything that we do to maintain, continue,... class,” people who The activities that constitute care are crucial for human life. We defined care in this way: Care is "a species activity that includes everything that we do to maintain, continue,... about others and justice.DAVID GRAEBER VIA THE BEAUTY OF COLLABORATION AT HUMAN SCALE
Every right now Is the next chorus And everyday is a bright new day Every right now Is the next chorus And we can all do something good --Ronan Boren of Stimpunks and Josephmooon
Create more anti-ableist spaces.
Let’s act to hold ALL spaces accountable for providing care and access to disabled folks with all types of bodies and minds.JEN WHITE-JOHNSON
We can start building more accessible, care-centered What 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/... now. We can combat able·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... now. We can lay the groundwork for a world that works better for all of us.DR. SAMI SCHALK ON TWITTER
Do you know why we have the sunflowers? It’s not because Vincent van Gogh suffered. It’s because Vincent van Gogh had a brother who loved him. Through all the pain, he had a tether, a connection to the world. And that is the focus of the story we need. Connection.Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
Give: Us to You
If you need aid, financial or otherwise, visit our “Request Aid” page. We pay Neurodivergent, 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... and disabled people. We pay us to work. We pay us to live. We pay writers to write, artists to make The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly,..., advocates to advocate, and researchers to research. We pay rent. We pay medical bills. We buy medical equipment. We support the Neurodiversity is the diversity of human minds, the infinite variation in neurocognitive functioning within our species.NEURODIVERSITY: SOME BASIC TERMS & DEFINITIONS Neurodiversity is a biological fact. It’s not a perspective, an approach, a... and disability communities that supported us on our journey. We serve our loved people so we can keep on living through the onslaught.
🫀🧠 Keep On Livin’
Look up to the sky, sky, sky Take back your own tonight You'll find more than you see It's time now, now, get ready This is your time, this is your life and This is your time, this is your life and This is your time, this is your life and This is your time, this is your life and You gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) Gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) You gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) Gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) You gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) Gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) You gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) Gotta keep on (Keep on livin!) -- Keep On Livin'
🤲 Volunteer: Load-share the Friction of Our Existence
We exist as friction, and it’s exhausting. Allies, load-share our burden of existing as friction against structural ableism. “Staying alive is a lot of work for a disabled person in an ableist society.” Share some of that work and friction. We need respite from this wildly painful work.
- Reframe yourself and others. This is hard and important work necessary to all other work. Change the When we successfully reframe public discourse, we change the way the public sees the world. We change what counts as common sense. Because language activates frames, new language is required....
- Advocate for accessibility at school, work, and in your community.
- Be a threat to inequity in your spheres of influence.
- Combat the myths.
- Use and promote Identity First Language.
- Elevate care as infrastructure. Stimpunks exists because our systems effectively don’t.
- Celebrate our Interdependence acknowledges that our survival is bound up together, that we are interconnected and what you do impacts others. If this pandemic has done nothing else, it has illuminated how...!
❤️Interdependence and Care
🙏 All Together Now
Less talk, more action y'all, it's what the children need Less talk, more action y'all, big mood I have a dream (Big Mood) Less talk, more action y'all, no matter where you from Less talk about improvement, We are the motivation, We are the movement
Go to work Go to work Giddy up Go to work It's time for us as a people to mobilize, organize, plot, plan and strategize No matter what your race, creed, color, or religion It's not enough To say we're gonna change It's not enough We need real changes It's not enough To say we're gonna change It's not enough We need real changes Can you hear me (Yes we can) Can you feel me (I Feel You Man) Can you hear me (Yes we can) Can you feel me (I Feel You Man) —Go To Work by The Main Squeeze
Can I scream?
When the day is over the doors are locked on us 'Cause money buys the access and we can't pay the cost How can we expect anyone to listen If we are using the same old voice? We need new noise New art for the real people! We dance to all the wrong songs We enjoy all the wrong moves We dance to all the wrong songs We're not leading We dance to all the wrong songs We enjoy all the wrong moves We dance to all the wrong songs We're not, we're not, we're not, we're not, we're not We're not... Leading We're not leading! --New Noise by Refused