Stimpunks in a Minute

Stimpunks Foundation challenges the typical approach to helping people who are neurodivergentNeurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a mind that functions in ways which diverge significantly from the dominant societal standards of “normal.”Neurodivergent is quite a broad term. Neurodivergence (the state of being… More or disabledThe label “disabled” means so much to me. It means I haveContinue reading “Stimpunks in a Minute”

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

September was busy at Stimpunks. We made progress on setting up the foundation and the philanthropic LLC. We got a new logo. We helped launch Josephmooon’s website and their rock album about autistic life. And we did the usual blogging, reading, and giving. Our Blogging Inclusive Meetings, Classes, and Presentations with Access Notes, Bodymind Affirmations,Continue 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.”Neurodivergent is quite a broad term. Neurodivergence (the state of being… More and disabledThe label “disabled” means so much to me. It means I have community. It means I have rights.Continue reading “Inclusive Meetings, Classes, and Presentations with Access Notes, Bodymind Affirmations, and Small Changes”

Additions to Our Philosophy on Equity, Learning, and Psychological Safety

Our Philosophy page lists acquired phrases that we steer by. They are compasses and stars that align us on our mission. I added several phrases on equity, learning, and psychological safetyPsychological safety is a condition in which you feel (1) included, (2) safe to learn, (3) safe to contribute, and (4) safe to challenge theContinue reading “Additions to Our Philosophy on Equity, Learning, and Psychological Safety”

Try Again: Mercy is Necessary to Learner Safety

“Retesting clearly works, so I give endless chances. If you’re willing to work, there’s always mercy. You can try again.” — Craig B. Smith Craig invites students to learn without adding fear to a subject that already creates its own. He recognizes that students who are emotionally distressed—anxious, angry, or depressed—are cognitively impaired and don’tContinue reading “Try Again: Mercy is Necessary to Learner Safety”

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