“Autism research is in crisis”: A Mixed Method Study of Researcher’s Constructions of Autistic People and Autism Research

…autisticAutistic 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… people disrupt research agendas. @DrMBotha This new research investigates ableistable·ism /ˈābəˌlizəm/ nounA system of assigning value to people’s bodies and minds based on societally constructedContinue reading ““Autism research is in crisis”: A Mixed Method Study of Researcher’s Constructions of Autistic People and Autism Research”

Stimpunks in a Minute

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… 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 significantlyContinue reading Stimpunks in a Minute”