Text says: Spectrum Nope. Green text on a black circle over a photo of tomatoes which have been digitally recoloured in the colours of a rainbow.

Spectrum Nope

[CN: Functioning labels]
I spent several hours creating an image today to address misconceptions about the word spectrum. I’m not entirely happy with the finished product, but there comes a time to walk away before too many hours are expended doing the same thing.

Text says: The A-Z of neurodiversity. Y is for You. Text is multi-coloured embossed font on a white square on a green background filled with letters.

Y is for You

If you’re reading this, then this post is for you. If you are neurotypical, This post is for you because neurodiversity means all brains. I know we spend a lot of time writing about neurotypical people and it may seem like we hate you, but we don’t. We hate the oppression that we experience…

Text says: The A-Z of neurodiversity. X is for X. Text is multi-coloured embossed font on a white square on a green background filled with letters.

X is for X

Wait… what? What is X? X marks the spot. Solve for X. X is the unknown. X feels impossible to define or narrow down.
I know what I want. I know I want equality. I know that I want Autistic children to grow up feeling a sense of pride in their identity…

Text says: The A-Z of neurodiversity. K is for keyboards. Text is multi-coloured embossed font on a white square on a green background filled with letters.

K is for Keyboards

When thinking about keyboards in relation to the neurodiversity movement, there are a few themes that are all connected to communication, but these probably need to be addressed separately. Communication. Sadly, most conversations around Facilitated Communication and other alternate methods of communication tend to attract critics who refuse to presume competence in non-speaking people.