Infinity Heart Brain Spine: Exploring Symbols for Interdependence and Pluralism That Might Just Be Fancy Pretzels

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’ve been using this hand sign as a symbol of interdependenceInterdependence acknowledges that our survival is bound up together, that we are interconnected andContinue reading “Infinity Heart Brain Spine: Exploring Symbols for Interdependence and Pluralism That Might Just Be Fancy Pretzels”

Our Communication Stack

With our Element.io, P2, and WordPress communication stack, we cover the three levels, three speeds, and three archetypal spaces of communication, collaboration, and sociality. Contents: Three Levels: Conversation, Discussion, Publication The three levels of communication: Conversation -> Discussion -> Publication An example of the three levels of communication at Automattic Say I have a newContinue reading “Our Communication Stack”

Peer Respite

A peer-run respiteA peer-run respite center is a non-clinical, completely voluntary service operated by people with their own stories of mental health recovery, trauma, hospitalization, incarceration, substance use, homelessness or some combination… center is a non-clinical, completely voluntary service operated by people with their own stories of mental health recovery, traumaIn expanding our definitions ofContinue reading “Peer Respite”

Back to Normal, Back to Inaccessible

Over on my personal blog, I wrote about the post-lockdown return to inaccessibility. “Autistic people have significant barriers to accessing safety.” Likewise physically disabledThe label “disabled” means so much to me. It means I have community. It means I have rights. It means I can be proud. It means I can affirm myself… people. LockdownContinue reading “Back to Normal, Back to Inaccessible”