In her book “The Autistic Brain”, right there on page 122, Temple Grandin introduces a new term to my world: … More
Tag: different ability
Sharing: The #autistic medical model makes me sick
Originally posted on Autistic Ultra:
There’s more to my autistic self and experience than the medical model can conceptualize Note: This…
Sharing: Positively differently abled…
Originally posted on The Misadventures of Mama Pineapple:
It’s coming up to a week since I received verbal confirmation of my diagnosis. And whilst…
Asperger’s / autism support I could actually use
As I peer around the blogosphere, I can’t help but notice various references to “Asperger’s/autism support”. What does that even … More
Asperger’s / autism and microaggression
I don’t remember how I came across the term “microaggression”, but apparently I did, and I’m guessing that it was … More
I supported neurodiversity before I knew it existed
Not that I deserve anything special for it. It just happened. 🙂 They sat across from me, in my consultation … More
‘More autistic’ after Asperger’s / autism diagnosis / discovery?
The first inkling I had that I might be Aspergian/autistic came from perusing medical journals. I browsed through their archives, … More
Can we talk about autism awareness?
Please, be aware… That we are different from you. But we are not lesser than you, any more than Mac … More
Learning disability, or different learning ability?
In school, I struggled. It doesn’t matter which year of school we’re talking about, whether it was kindergarten, or my … More
Sharing: Functioning Labels 101: What’s The Big Deal?
This is a wonderful and much-needed post! In it, the lovely author takes us through what exactly is a “function” … More
Sharing: Basic Accommodations – I’m Not Disabled By My Autism, I’m Disabled By Unaccommodating People
Absolutely this. Every word. The Asperger’s/autism spectrum itself wouldn’t be nearly so challenging (for us OR the world at large) … More
Asperger’s / autistic characteristics are a double-edged sword
Is it possible for a “gift” or advantage to also be a disadvantage or disability? Can one trait fit both … More
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