I Am a Proud, Black, Nonspeaking Young Man With Autism. My Life Matters. - Justice Killebrew ‘Autistic while black’: How autism amplifies stereotypes - Catina Burkett What Does a Black Autistic Man Look Like? - N.I. Nicholson The Autism Shift: The Visibly Invisible – Autistic People Of Color - Angela Weddle The Persistent Invisibility of … Continue reading Autism & Race: Journals, Articles & Posts
Life on the Spectrum with Ash Brown - Taylor Camille"In episode 4 we talk to Ash Brown (@TheMacabreChap) about the stigma of autism and how it is and isn’t accepted in Afro-Carribean, African and African American communities and yet how the two are inextricably linked" In My Own Words - Akha Khumalo Autism, ADHD, and … Continue reading Autism & Race: Blogs, Vlogs, & Podcasts
some of these organizations are specifically for autistic BIPoC, some are also for their families & community members, some are orgs led by autistic BIPoC, ect Autistic People of Colour FundYou can donate to the Fund for Community Reparations for Autistic People of Color’s Interdependence, Survival, and Empowerment. The Fund practices redistributive justice and mutual aid … Continue reading Autism & Race: Organizations
(work in progress) All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized AutismThis anthology includes stories of segregation in education; police brutality; families of birth, adoption, and choosing; ableism connected to racism; finding community, making home, survival, and resilience. They are stories of being autistic in a neurotypical world and stories of being racialized in … Continue reading Autism & Race: Resources
In summary, there is such a wealth of information that is inaccessible due to it only being in a spoken format. Not only does text allow for better accessibility & searchability, but personally the process feels similar to studying. Infoooo!And seriously, if you have video/audio content, captioning is super important! And once you get into … Continue reading Captioned Archive
Jim Thomas, of Stafford, VA, has spent much of his life researching the codes and secret messages that are reflected in the earliest known U.S. Slave Songs (also known as Spirituals.) Mr. Thomas, an alumni of Fisk University, and former member of the Fisk University Singers presented a program on the grounds of Chatham Manor on Nov 2, 2014, as a part of the County's 350th Anniversary Celebration.
I am surrounded by love. I am not okay, and I am currently of no help anyone. I am surrounded by love. They hold my body together while i cannot stay in it They bind my spirit in love as it lifts out in greiving I just want the world to stop being in pain … Continue reading i am surrounded by love
When I need help,Treat me as if I need help.Not like I'm a child,Or a failed adult. When I need helpAssume that it is sincere,Rather than a bother,Like I shouldn't be lacking a skill. When I need help,Help me how I need to be helped.Be mindful of additional expectationsThat you may be projecting on me. … Continue reading When I Need Help
https://youtu.be/938O69Kwv7M This video is half of my 2 hour presentation on Play, Stimming, and Sensory Processing in relation to autistics and divergent human experiences. It was an absolute treat to be able to present, and on topics that I value so much! Also, would like to add that this was a part of my attempt … Continue reading My First Play Presentation!
This will be a living document. Stimming is anything that is repetitive & regulating. It's short for "self-stimulation", and is something that everyone does in many different ways. Everyone Stims - Neurodiverdent Rebel Repetitive can be anything that happens in a kind of pattern or reoccurrence.Regulating can be emotional or cognitive. Of the many kind … Continue reading Stimmy. Stimmy. Stimmy.