Un-Boxed Brain

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 from neurotypical people …

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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 and being free from …

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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. This isn’t limited …

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J is for Judgment

[CN: filicide; abuse; normalisation] I was originally going to write about justice for J, but the truth is that we don’t see a lot of justice. We continually fight against the injustice that we face. When we do that, we’re accused of being judgmental. We’re told not to judge when a parent murders their child. …

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H is for Humour

Originally, I had planned to cover some of the history of the neurodiversity movement for H, but given that tomorrow’s post will include some history and we are still very much writing our history, I thought I should address another topic: Humour Many bloggers use humour. We create satirical posts/sites about things like Autism Parent …

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