Archive | Nick Walker | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

Nick Walker The idea that there is one “normal” or ”healthy” type of brain or mind or one ”right” style of neurocognitive functioning, is no more valid than the idea that there is one ”normal” or ”right” gender, race or culture. - Nick Walker Nick Walker is a queer, transgender, autistic writer and educator whose …

Archive | Julia Bascom of ASAN | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

Julia Bascom, Executive Director of Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) Julia Bascom is an American autism rights activist. She is the current Executive Director of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network and replaced Ari Ne'eman as president of ASAN in early 2017. Bascom also organized and founded The Loud Hands project. via Wikipedia Archive Inclusion is …

Archive | Autistic Inclusive Meets (AIM) | #ActuallyAutistic

AIM: https://autisticinclusivemeets.org/ Autistic Inclusive Meets A truly inclusive autism association Autistic Inclusive Meets is a not-for-profit organisation created by autistic people to enable families with autistic children, and autistic individuals to get out into the community and socialise in an accepting, inclusive environment with like-minded peers. We provide support and advice to families and individuals, …

Archive | Autistic UK | #ActuallyAutistic #LightItUpGold

Autistic UK Our network is firmly based in the philosophies of peer to peer support and inclusion. We believe that autistic adults should have choice, the opportunity to make their own decisions, and be equipped with the tools to enable them to achieve their aspirations in life. We believe there should be nothing about us …

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: An Autistic Autism Researcher’s Insights | November 7, 2019

TPGA Thursday, November 7, 2019 by Shannon Des Roches Rosa Ehlers-Dahlos syndromes are disorders that affect connective tissues. It is both under-researched, and a common co-occurring condition in autistic people. We wanted to know more about how Ehlers-Danlos gets diagnosed (and overlooked) and the state of the research, so we spoke with autistic autism researcher Dr. Emily Casanova, who presented on …