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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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What CAN be misunderstood WILL be misunderstood | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Autistic social motivation is deeply rooted in the desire to share knowledge and in the desire to learn, and this has big implications for the protocols that are used in autistic communication. Source: What CAN be misunderstood WILL be misunderstood | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

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On Autistic Facial Expression and Being A Woman | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

When Greta Thunberg began to take the stage as an autistic climate change activist, the world took notice. Source: On Autistic Facial Expression and Being A Woman | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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wikipedia.org Article on Tito Mukhopadhyay | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Tito Mukhopadhyay is a non-speaking autistic author and poet. His page was removed by Wikipedia vandals. In protest, The Aspergian is publishing them here. Source: wikipedia.org Article on Tito Mukhopadhyay | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective