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.
(Still in the process of edits. Updates will be made soon.) Recently I began to reread one of my favorite books, Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. In the image above, Christopher Vaughan attempts to define what play is. Acknowledging that it is an experience that cannot be … Continue reading The Necessity of Autistic Play
What gets your blood pumping, your heart to flutter, your mind to light up with excitement? That! That thing, whither its a special interest or a current hyper focus of yours, that's what we want to share during this party. Where else can you go for that kind of fun??This blog post will be a … Continue reading Presentation Party: The Info Dump Edition
Katie Porter:Dr. Kadlec, for someone without insurance, do you know the out of pocket costs of a complete blood count test? Dr. Kadlec:No ma'am, not, not immediately. Katie Porter:Do you have a ballpark? Dr. Kadlec:Out of…with a copay, ma’am? Katie Porter:No, the out of pocket… just the typical cost. Dr. Kadlec:I do not, ma’am. Katie … Continue reading Katie Porter Gets Free Covonavirus Testing for Americans [Transcript & Subtitled Video]
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
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