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Podcast | Access VFX: Podcast 26 Neurodiversity

This episode we talk neurodiversity and how the variety of neurodiverse conditions can affect people working in the VFX industry. We discuss misconceptions and how individuals, colleagues, employees and parents can embrace the characteristics. Featuring:Joel Foster, Assistant Technical Director, FramestoreHaydn Roff, Technical Artist, The MillPierre Marcantonio, Layout Artist, Blue Spirit Hosted by Simon Devereux, Founder […]

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Neurodiversity Doesn't Exclude Your Autistic Child… You Do. / Autistic Mama

“Neurodiversity excludes ‘severe’ children like my son…” “Neurodiversity is only for ‘high functioning autistics, and it ignores the needs of others…” “You can’t speak for my child because you can’t possibly know what they go through…” This is 100% the most common argument against the neurodiversity movement. That the movement supports the interests of the […]

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Neurodiversity: Some Basic Terms & Definitions | Nick Walker

New paradigms often require a bit of new language. This is certainly the case with the neurodiversity paradigm – even the word neurodiversity itself is still relatively new, having been coined by autistic sociologist Judy Singer in 1998. I see many Source: Neurodiversity: Some Basic Terms & Definitions

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Guiding Principles for a Course on Autism

Early on in my process of designing my Critical Perspectives on Autism and Neurodiversity course for the undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies program at California Institute of Integral Studies, I asked myself the question, “What are the most essential and indispensible guiding principles any … Source: Guiding Principles for a Course on Autism

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Neurodiversity Doesn’t Exclude Your Autistic Child… You Do.

Neurodiversity excludes ‘severe’ children like my son…” “Neurodiversity is only for ‘high functioning autistics, and it ignores the needs of others…” “You can’t speak for my child because you can’t possibly know what they go through…” This is 100% the most common argument against the neurodiversity movement. Source: Neurodiversity Doesn’t Exclude Your Autistic Child… You […]

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Clearing Up Some Misconceptions about Neurodiversity – Scientific American Blog Network

Just because you value neurological differences doesn’t mean you’re denying the reality of disabilities Source: Clearing Up Some Misconceptions about Neurodiversity – Scientific American Blog Network

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Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links – Wikipedia

Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < Talk:Autism Speaks Jump to navigationJump to search This is a collection of links discussing various controversies involving Autism Speaks. While most of them are not WP:RS in themselves, they may be useful to identify topics to discuss, and/or point to RS’s that can be included in the article. Further […]