This is my attempt at trying to make my Twitter that much more accessible.These posts are unlisted (to spare my WP feed from these random posts), but you can find them here. Thank you to WordPress for helping to make this possible! https://riahsweirdjourney.com/2019/12/26/autism-the-history-of-autism-q1/ https://riahsweirdjourney.com/2019/12/26/neurotribes-beyond-the-geek-out-of-tech-in-black-culture/ https://riahsweirdjourney.com/2019/12/29/exposure-anxiety-relationship-to-self-q1/
My first interview on stimming 😊 It was such a treat to be able to chat with Florence. Once I found out I was autistic my body started integrating more of these moves and so I started to realise that when I’m me, being my open self, it’s normal behaviour and this is a way … Continue reading Dancing is Existing — Autism HWB
I absolutely adore this! Dr. Megha Deuskar Abstract The present paper aims to define the upcoming field of Dance Movement Therapy, as a form of expressive art and also as an experiential form of therapy. It also aims to differentiate Dance Movement Therapy from other related approaches such as therapeutic dance. The paper explains the … Continue reading The Importance of Training in Psychotherapy for a Dance Movement Therapist — Indian Magazine of Dance/Movement Therapy
And I instantly regretted not recording it. But here's the third best thing! (Second would be whenever I get around to doing a talk over video of me presenting it.) Leave a comment! Let me know what you liked, or any questions that you have.I LOVE feedback and it helps me to know where I … Continue reading So, I Did My First Autism Presentation!
In response to a question asked by a Twitter follower An idea of "whiteness"Although whiteness is a social construct, it is something that has been used to marginalize people groups. In history the idea of whiteness has changed and is still changing. There have been some groups that were seen as PoC but were grandfathered … Continue reading Aren’t we all “people of colour”?
There is a significant difference between needing an assistant, and needing a collaborative partner. (I'm not even touching up on needing a consultant right now) The differences are often dependent on how detailed you expect to be in your communication of tasks and feedback, and how much responsibility you're willing to take. I get it, … Continue reading Before You Get an Assistant
Suddenly, I'm beginning to not trust my memory at all.Paula, Gaslight (1944) What is Gaslighting?The award-winning 1940s film, Gaslight, is a story about a woman who is continually manipulated by her husband to where she begins to question her sanity. Gaslight portrayed this form of psychological manipulation so well that its title would become embedded … Continue reading Gaslighting: What It Is and What It Does To You
Tests similar to this one were used to suppress the Black vote. Do you think you would you pass? The purpose of these tests was to provide vaguely worded questions so that correct answers would be dependant on who turned in the test. Mind you, that if you had a family member who passed the … Continue reading Suppression through Literacy
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