Below are the best articles we could find on Neurodiversity and disabled well being.
Just because you value neurological differences doesn’t mean you’re denying the reality of disabilities. This piece is in response to another Scientific American article by Simon Baron-Cohen.
Ableism centers around the notion that people with disabilities are imperfect and need fixing.
Filmmaker Evan Mead, who has Asperger’s, exposes struggles with dating and intimacy for people on the autism spectrum and runs events featuring speed dating and exploring facial expressions.
It remains controversial—but it doesn’t have to be. We need to embrace both the neurodiversity model and the medical model to fully understand autism.
Netflix and the BBC will work together, in an unprecedented move, to promote disabled creatives on and off screen.
As they reach adulthood, the overarching quest of many in this first generation to be identified with Asperger syndrome is the same as many of their nonautistic peers: to find someone to love who will love them back.
Typically, when a child is diagnosed with autism, parents embark on a mission to find effective treatments and support systems. However, during treatment planning neurotypical siblings are often overlooked.
Where does your organisation sit in relation to disability and neurodiversity on the Belonging Continuum?
Ableism refers to bias, prejudice, and discrimination against people with disabilities. It hinges on the idea that people with disabilities are less valuable than nondisabled people.
Despite what popular culture says, we all know that people with disabilities are not actually the same (ha!), and that what will work with self care with our disability won’t necessarily work for someone else’s.
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