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, powerThe 20th Century political scientist Karl Deutsch said, “Power is the ability not to have to learn.”I quote this statement often, because I think it’s one ofContinue 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 accommodationsAccommodation is fundamentally about not changing the person but changing the environment around the person.Normal Sucks: Author Jonathan Mooney on How Schools Fail Kids with Learning Differences Yet on a programmatic for natural human variation should be mutual. @laurenancona Yet on a programmatic basis, disability policy and other social programs remain enmeshed, even at theirContinue reading Accommodations: Individualized Responses to Structural Design Problems”

Additions to Our Philosophy on Community, Care, Love, Disability Justice, Interdependence, and Belonging

Our Philosophy page lists• 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, include all essential steps acquired phrases that we steer by. They are compasses and stars that align us on our mission. We added phrases on CommunityWhat I haveContinue reading “Additions to Our Philosophy on Community, Care, Love, Disability Justice, Interdependence, and Belonging”

Additions to Our Philosophy on Trauma, Hyper-punitive Cultures, Moving Carefully, Building With, Community, Health, and Writing

We steer by the collected phrases on our Philosophy page. They are compasses and stars that align us on our mission. Here are the most recent additions to our philosophy. We accompanied them with a design refresh, breaking out the sections of the philosophy more clearly. Check out the new look over on the PhilosophyContinue reading “Additions to Our Philosophy on Trauma, Hyper-punitive Cultures, Moving Carefully, Building With, Community, Health, and Writing”

Autism in Care Settings: Managing Sensory Load

Ann Memmott’s piece on “Useful New Autism Info for Care Settings” lists• 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, include all essential steps four great resources on accommodating autismAutistic ways of being are human neurological variants that can notContinue reading “Autism in Care Settings: Managing Sensory Load”

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