Lost In Translation: Ways in Which Neurodivergent and Neurotypical Social Languages Differ

We the 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 are genetically different. We experience the world through a hypersensitive nervous system which informs every aspect of our thinking, our behavior, andContinue reading “Lost In Translation: Ways in Which Neurodivergent and Neurotypical Social Languages Differ”

Missed in Childhood: Nearly All Autistic and ADHD Women

Our results indicate that there may be a substantial group of patients with ASDAutistic ways of being are human neurological variants that can not be understood without the social model of disability.If you are wondering whether you are Autistic, spend time amongst Autistic people, online and offline.  If… More and other NDDs that are missed in childhood.  Neurodevelopmental disorders andContinue reading “Missed in Childhood: Nearly All Autistic and ADHD Women”

🫀 We’re Presenting: Conference to Restore Humanity

DIY at the Edges: Surviving the Bipartisanship of Behaviorism by Rolling Our Own To be hosted by Ryan Boren, Inna Boren, Chelsea Adams, & Kristina Daniele of Stimpunks. Stimpunks combine “stimming” with “punks” to advocate for neurodiversityNeurodiversity is the diversity of human minds, the infinite variation in neurocognitive functioning within our species.NEURODIVERSITY: SOME BASIC TERMS &Continue reading “🫀 We’re Presenting: Conference to Restore Humanity”

The Five Neurodivergent Love Languages

We love this fun tweet on the five 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 love languages from the always insightful Myth. Emotional bids are the pixels of relationship communications. ThisContinue reading “The Five Neurodivergent Love Languages”

Stimpunks Presents: Josephmooon and the Irie Smial Preserve

Stimpunks is proud to present Josephmooon and the Irie Smial Preserve. Lately I’ve been feeling out of tune out of tune I don’t know why but I would like to know why And I want to get back in tune Out of tune that’s what I am Being out of tune pains my head (can’tContinue reading “Stimpunks Presents: Josephmooon and the Irie Smial Preserve”

Contemporary Progressive Education with the Human Restoration Project

Students and teachers are human beings. Schools must bring this to light. The HUMAN RESTORATION PROJECT supports progressive educators in building systematic change within schools. By providing free resources, professional development, and materials, we can form a coalition of like-minded educators who can revolutionize the education system from the ground up. This work doesn’t provideContinue reading “Contemporary Progressive Education with the Human Restoration Project”

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””

Spiky Profiles, Peripheral Minds, and Evolutionary History

In that same interview, when he was asked about what would happen to society if autismAutistic ways of being are human neurological variants that can not be understood without the social model of disability.If you are wondering whether you are Autistic, spend time amongst Autistic people, online and offline.  If… More was eliminated, he said, “That goes to the largerContinue reading “Spiky Profiles, Peripheral Minds, and Evolutionary History”

Mind Is an Embodied Phenomenon: Neurodiversity Is About Bodyminds, Not Just Brains

NeurodiversityNeurodiversity 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… More, simply put, is the diversity among human minds. For 15 years or so after the term was coined, it was common for people toContinue reading “Mind Is an Embodied Phenomenon: Neurodiversity Is About Bodyminds, Not Just Brains”

Does Behaviorism Belong in the Classroom?

TLDR: No. The paradigm of behaviorismUltimately behaviorism provides a simplistic lens that can’t see beyond itself.Why is the doctrine of behaviorism still being used, at all?How can ABA be the gold-standard for autism when it… More going back to BF Skinner…denies, dismisses, trivializes, or simply writes off the whole idea of inner experience and looksContinue reading “Does Behaviorism Belong in the Classroom?”

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