Kodi Lee and Greta Thunberg: Autistics in the Media.  A tale of two ableisms. | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Two autistic voices have risen to prominence in the mainstream media: Greta Thunberg, teen climate change activist, and Kodi Lee, the blind autistic musician and singer who recently won the popular show, America’s Got Talent. Both of these autistic young people are amazing, but this article isn’t about them or their achievements.  This article is … Continue reading Kodi Lee and Greta Thunberg: Autistics in the Media.  A tale of two ableisms. | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Autism: Healing from Trauma in Nature | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Wolfheart Sanchez connects to nature as a way to reset his sensory systems and find peace and harmony against the familiar and unassuming expanse of nature. Source: Autism: Healing from Trauma in Nature | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective Nature.  The Forest, Mountains, and animals who dwell there have always brought many a sense … Continue reading Autism: Healing from Trauma in Nature | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

The Difference Between the Autism Community and the Autistic Community | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Two autistic voices have risen to prominence in the mainstream media: Greta Thunberg, teen climate change activist, and Kodi Lee, the blind autistic musician and singer who recently won the popular show, America's Got Talent.   Both of these autistic young people are amazing, but this article isn't about them or their achievements.  This article … Continue reading The Difference Between the Autism Community and the Autistic Community | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

wikipedia.org Article for Naoki Higashida | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Editor’s Note: Anti-autistic Wikipedia editors have long been vandalizing and rewriting the narrative around autism and neurodiversity, with the most aggressive editing directed at non-speaking autistics. As a result, many of their pages have been deleted.  The Aspergian, in an act of purposeful protest, is reposting the articles which have been removed.  We have added links … Continue reading wikipedia.org Article for Naoki Higashida | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

The Foster Problem: How “Child Protective Services” Feeds Into Oppression of Autistic Children | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

The circumstances which lead children into the hands of social services are devastating, but the reality of what happens once they’re accepted into care is often worse–especially for au… Source: The Foster Problem: How “Child Protective Services” Feeds Into Oppression of Autistic Children | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective