Day: January 1, 2022

  • Archive | Nick Walker | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

    Archive | Nick Walker | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

    Nick Walker is a queer, transgender, autistic writer and educator whose work explores the edges and intersections of somatic psychology, depth psychology, queer theory, neurodiversity, and creative transformation.  Dr. Walker is the author of the book Neuroqueer Heresies, and co-creator of the urban fantasy webcomic Weird Luck. She is senior aikido instructor at the Aiki Arts Center […]

  • Archive | Julia Bascom of ASAN | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

    Archive | Julia Bascom of ASAN | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

    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

  • Archive | Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanMMS

    Archive | Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanMMS

    RFK Jr. promotes Autistic propaganda and myth, influences parents of Autistics that their children are ’vaccine-injured’ and profits off the Autism Wars. Archive

  • Archive | Autistic Inclusive Meets (AIM) | #ActuallyAutistic

    Archive | Autistic Inclusive Meets (AIM) | #ActuallyAutistic

    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, promote acceptance […]

  • Archive | Autistic UK | #ActuallyAutistic #LightItUpGold

    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

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

    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 this […]