Categories
Advocates & Activists Civil Rights Movement Culture & Community Divergent News Take Action

‘Do I look autistic yet?’ Campaign goes VIRAL as model lifts lid on life with autism

EXCLUSIVE: A CAMPAIGN to normalise autism has gone viral as a model who was diagnosed at age 23 after years of being fobbed off lifts the lid on life on the spectrum. Source: ‘Do I look autistic yet?’ Campaign goes VIRAL as model lifts lid on life with autism

Categories
boycott to siri Divergent News Divergent Reviews eve reiland judith newman Parenting

BadApple Book | To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and The Kindness of Machines (aka #boycottthisshit)

  “To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, And The Kindness of Machines” is a BadApple Book and on the Autistic #Boycott list. The story written by a Neurotypical mother of an Autistic Son promotes values that are harmful, and not supportive of Autistics. Demeaning, dehumanizing language was used in this book, and […]

Categories
Advocates & Activists Autistic History Civil Rights Movement Culture & Community Divergent News jim sinclair

Don’t Mourn For Us, by Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

[This article was published in the Autism Network International newsletter, Our Voice, Volume 1, Number 3, 1993. It is an outline of the presentation Jim gave at the 1993 International Conference on Autism in Toronto, and is addressed primarily to parents.] Parents often report that learning their child is autistic was the most traumatic thing that […]

Categories
Culture & Community Divergent News Divergent Reviews

I Got 2 Fidgi Pens in the Mail – Here Are My Thoughts | YouTube

Originally posted on Neurodivergent Rebel:
I got an exciting package in the mail recently. This week I talk about the Fidgi Pen​. https://youtu.be/i_6W8yJG01Q