Autistic Voices: Series of Essays on Hmong and Disability, Co-creating Autistic / ND Communities, Hypermobility Issues & More

Autistic & Divergent Voices A Series of Essays on Hmong and Disability for Asian American Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month AWN.org This blog is originally part of Nancy Yang’s work as a Master’s student at CUNY School of Professional Studies. It is a series of essays on Hmong and disability, and it is an …

Autistic Voices: From Mental Health And The Neurodiversity Paradigm To Autistic Burnout

Autistic & Divergent Voices http://emergentdivergence.com/2022/05/09/mental-health-and-the-neurodiversity-paradigm/ Mental health and the neurodiversity paradigm By David Gray-Hammond at Emergent Divergence When considering the landscape of mental health, we also have to consider the normalisation of stigma and the dehumanisation of those who are struggling.…. Read More >> https://thinkingautismguide.com/2022/05/son-rise-aba-and-the-problems-of-the-autism-therapy-industry.html SON-RISE, ABA, AND THE PROBLEMS OF THE AUTISM THERAPY INDUSTRY By …

From Autism Acceptance Is More Than A Buzzword To April And Accommodations | April 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices Genetic Research & Autism ASAN April is Autism Acceptance month — and acceptance is more than a buzzword. Working toward acceptance means welcoming autistic people’s leadership on the issues that most affect our lives. Since Autism Acceptance Month began, the autistic community has made a tremendous cultural impact in terms of …

Positive Behavioural Support in the UK: A State of the Nation Report | February 1, 2022

Autistic News In The UK Positive Behavioural Support in the UK: A State of the Nation Report Abstract What this "state of the nation" report seeks to address The 2013 International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support (IJPBS) special issue acknowledged the evolving nature of positive behavioural support (PBS). This "state of the nation" report seeks to provide …

Autism Science Foundation Takes On The ABA Debate And The Gaslight Is Strong | Circa October & November 2021 #BanABA #NotAnAutisticAlly

Not An Autistic Ally: Autism Science Foundation & National Council on Severe Autism (NCSA) The ASF Tweet | ASF Statement | Actually Autistic & Real Allies Respond ASF Tweet https://twitter.com/autismsciencefd/status/1453717976775987202?s=21 As Seen On Twitter Recognizing the debate surrounding Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)-based therapies in the autism community, ASF has released a position statement confirming that …

#StopSpectrum10K | Autistic Activists & Real Allies Campaign Together To Stop #Spectrum10K In The UK | #AutisticHistory

Around the world Autistic advocates and our real allies are campaigning together to stop the Spectrum 10K project. The campaign’s tags known so far: #StopSpectrum10K. Spectrum 10K is being touted as the largest study of autism in the UK … and it is a research study involving 10,000 Autistic individuals of all ages and abilities …

Ann’s Autism Blog: Autistic People. So, new Research. Different social skills, not broken ones.

For decades, autistic people have been told that our way of socialising and co-operating is a broken version of the 'real thing', Many autistic people have been put through endless coercive techniques to correct this alleged set of problems.  Children have been put through year after year of exhausting therapies to make them co-operate and …