Reframe Disability and Difference with Stimpunks

ReframeWhen 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 these states of being that have been labelled deficiencies or pathologies as human differencesOur friends and allies at Randimals have a saying, What makes usContinue reading “Reframe Disability and Difference with Stimpunks”

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”

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”

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””

Kinetic Cognitive Style

I’m not a fan of the “ADHDADHD or what I prefer to call Kinetic Cognitive Style (KCS) is another good example. (Nick Walker coined this alternative term.) The name ADHD implies that Kinetics like me have” label because it stands for “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,” and the terms “deficit” and “disorder” absolutely reek of theContinue reading Kinetic Cognitive Style”

Equity Literacy: Learning to Be a Threat to Inequity in Our Spheres of Influence

Mindset marketing is no threat to inequityEquityA commitment to action: the process of redistributing access and opportunity to be fair and just.A way of being: the state of being free of bias, discrimination, and identity-predictable outcomes and injustice. It’s bikesheddingBikesheddingThe term was coined as a metaphor to illuminate Parkinson’s Law of Triviality. Parkinson observed that aContinue reading Equity Literacy: Learning to Be a Threat to Inequity in Our Spheres of Influence”

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