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 so reclaim the sensory system that has been used to signify a leap out of the marked body and into a conquering gaze from nowhere. ThisContinue 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 Accessibility, Reframing, Human Variance, Accommodation, Ableism, and Harm

Our Mission and Philosophy page collects acquired phrases that we steer by. They are compasses and stars that align us on our mission. The latest additions: Accessibility is a collective process! Source: Riah Person ReframeWhen we successfully reframe public discourse, we change the way the public sees the world. We change what counts as commonContinue reading “Additions to Our Philosophy on Accessibility, Reframing, Human Variance, Accommodation, Ableism, and Harm”

September at Stimpunks: Our Blogging, Our Reading, Our Giving

September was busy 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, we. We made progress on setting up the foundation and the philanthropic LLC. We got a new logo. We helped launch Josephmooon’sContinue reading “September at Stimpunks: Our Blogging, Our Reading, Our Giving”

Inclusive Meetings, Classes, and Presentations with Access Notes, Bodymind Affirmations, and Small Changes

I’ve noticed a trend among 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 and disabledThe label “disabled” means so much to me. It means I have community. It means I have rights. ItContinue reading “Inclusive Meetings, Classes, and Presentations with Access Notes, Bodymind Affirmations, and Small Changes”

Defining Ableism

Excerpted below are quotes from 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/ writing and scholarly studies on the definition, history, and forms of ableismA system that places value on people’s bodies andContinue reading “Defining Ableism”

The Neurodivergent Experience in Josephmooon’s “So Far So Good”

Our own Ronan released an album. Ronan is lyricist for Josephmooon. You can read the story of their distributed collaboration on their blog: josephmooon explained more backstory “How to write a song” Mooonmemories These songs resonate with my autisticAutistic ways of being are human neurological variants that can not be understood without the social model of disability.If youContinue reading “The Neurodivergent Experience in Josephmooon’s “So Far So Good””

Shiny Thing Equity Arithmetic

Originally tweeted by Soni Gill (@Soni_Gill1214) on November 10, 2020. Image descriptionAlt text is a written description of an image posted online. Alt text can also be added to images embedded in digital documents (PDFs, Word documents, Google docs, presentations, etc).Alt: Shiny Thing Racial EquityEquityA commitment to action: the process of redistributing access and opportunityContinue reading “Shiny Thing Equity Arithmetic”

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