I have had extensive therapy, as one might expect for a recovering drug addict who is also Schizophrenic. I have had mindfulness therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I’ve had CognitiveContinue reading “Autistic people should not have to educate their therapist”
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Neuroqueer: Gender Identity and Autistic Embodiment
This article looks at neuroqueer theory and the Autistic embodiment of gender. It considers how one might construct their gender, and how being Autistic queers our ideas of gender.
Addiction advocacy and the inspiration paradox: A reflection at 6 years sober
Today I am 6 years sober from addiction. During those six years I have learnt many lessons, but in this reflection I would like to consider something that has playedContinue reading “Addiction advocacy and the inspiration paradox: A reflection at 6 years sober”
‘Disabled’ is not a dirty word
By Katie Munday (They / them) – Autistic academic, activist and advocate. There have been too many moments in my life where people have non-disabled-splained to me how to talkContinue reading “‘Disabled’ is not a dirty word”
Marginalisation, discrimination, and the fear of being a hashtag
We’ve seen it happen countless times in recent years. A person from a marginalised demographic (usually BIPOC, disabled, or a combination of the two) is murdered by a figure ofContinue reading “Marginalisation, discrimination, and the fear of being a hashtag”
An open letter to parents of Autistic children regarding Spectrum 10k
Spectrum 10k, what is it? Spectrum 10k is the latest research project to be announced by the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. It is a collaborative effortContinue reading “An open letter to parents of Autistic children regarding Spectrum 10k”
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