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”

The Music of Stimpunks: A Public Service Announcement… with Guitar

We placed songs from our “Chronic Neurodivergent Depressed Queer Punk” and “Pluralism Rocks” playlists throughout 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….org, tying them into our advocacy. They collectively serve as aContinue reading “The Music of Stimpunks: A Public Service Announcement… with Guitar”

FAQ: What does our umbrella logo mean?

It started with my electric wheelchair. The accessory kit for the wheelchair included an umbrella holder. I like shade. I spend a lot of time outside in my chair, and an umbrella is very helpful to sensory regulation. When shopping for an umbrella to go with the chair, I came upon this rainbow one andContinue reading “FAQ: What does our umbrella logo mean?”

Fundamental Attribution Error and Harm Reduction Theater

Over on my personal blog, I wrote about “Fundamental Attribution ErrorThe Fundamental Attribution Error is that we overestimate the power of the person and underestimate the power of the situation.Student Culture and Learning: What’s the Connection? Lee Ross defined FAE… and Harm Reduction Theater”, two fixtures of our disability journey. Lee Ross defined FAEThe FundamentalContinue reading “Fundamental Attribution Error and Harm Reduction Theater”