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An Open Letter to Parents of Autistic Children. | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Mike Wise writes a letter to parents of autistic children asking them to think about how their presence in the autism community impacts autistics. Source: An Open Letter to Parents of Autistic Children. | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

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As Seen On Facebook | Autastic Tom | The Aspergian

Trick or treat! I’d (The Aspergian) like to ask a favor of our subscribers. One very important issue that goes underrepresented in autistic advocacy is nonspeaker (often mistermed non-verbal) and communication choice rights. This one is very important to our core values at The Aspergian, and it should also be important to yours. Communication choice […]

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Announcement: SLP Neurodiversity Collective Important Bulletin | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

We are pleased to host this important post and announce our endorsement of the SLP Neurodiversity Collective as powerful allies of the autistic community. Source: Announcement: SLP Neurodiversity Collective Important Bulletin | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

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Take the Long Way Home: Late Diagnosis and Becoming an Autistic Elder | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Being a late diagnosed Autistic can be really hard. Source: Take the Long Way Home: Late Diagnosis and Becoming an Autistic Elder | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

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Neurodivergent in a Neurotypical Narrative | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Anxious people don’t need to be thrown into the metaphorical lion’s den to be cured of their anxiety. What we do need is to be listened to, respected, cared for. Source: Neurodivergent in a Neurotypical Narrative | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

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FatheringAutism: Does YouTube’s Biggest Autism Channel Really Deserve the Accolades? | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

YouTube’s biggest autism-related channel is Fathering Autism and chronicles the Maas family. Does it really help autistic people? Source: FatheringAutism: Does YouTube’s Biggest Autism Channel Really Deserve the Accolades? | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

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Coming to Terms with an Autism Diagnosis: Sam Stein interviews Rees Finlay about his Upcoming Graphic Novella | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Sam Stein interviews Rees Finlay about his upcoming graphic novella in which he outlines the process of coming to terms with his autism diagnosis. Source: Coming to Terms with an Autism Diagnosis: Sam Stein interviews Rees Finlay about his Upcoming Graphic Novella | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices