Gender associations and stereotypes of instruments | Therapeutic Diversity

Some people tend to have certain preconceptions that some instruments should or are most typically played by certain genders. These ideas could be formed based on the history of the instruments, parental influence when their child is making the decision to learn an instrument or the influence of other instrumentalists. The harp, specifically, tends to … Continue reading Gender associations and stereotypes of instruments | Therapeutic Diversity

Why Do So Many Autistic People Flap Our Hands? | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

Maxfield Sparrowunstrangemind.com[image: rainbow colored hands in silhouette, upraised and reaching out with joy.]The saying goes, “if you’ve met one Autistic person, you’ve met one Autistic person.” That was really hammered home for me today as I watched a short video in which an Autistic man explains why Autistic people flap our hands … and pretty… Source: Why … Continue reading Why Do So Many Autistic People Flap Our Hands? | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM