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Ableism Vs Inaccessibility

Press play to hear an audio version of the post Hello folks! This post began as a continuation of the previous post on neurodiversity, but I decided to split them up, as the topic of ableism vs inaccessibility felt as though it deserved its own post. Therefore, if you missed the previous post then I… Continue reading Ableism Vs Inaccessibility

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On The Assumption Of Incompetence

Hello folks, a couple of weeks ago I spoke at the Autism In Higher Education conference on the topic "On The Assumption Of Incompetence". It was the first time I have ever spoken at such an event and I am very happy with how it went. I thought I would share my talk with you… Continue reading On The Assumption Of Incompetence

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An Autistic Guide To Martial Arts

Hello folks, I think we can all agree that there is precious little more annoying than someone telling you how great exercise is when you're struggling. Therefore, I decided to write a post about the benefits of exercise... kind of. By no means do I think exercise is any sort of 'miracle cure', especially as… Continue reading An Autistic Guide To Martial Arts

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Stereotypes, Extinctions and How to Annoy Anti-Vaxxers

Press play for an audio version of the post Hello folks! In this post I want to address the 3 most common misconceptions/stereotypes that I have heard over my years of existing. They are: autistic people lack empathy; autism only occurs in children and vaccines cause autism. The tl;dr would be: these are all not… Continue reading Stereotypes, Extinctions and How to Annoy Anti-Vaxxers