Text says: Shiny and Cool. Green text on a green background with a soda cup and straw on the right side of the image.

Shiny and Cool?

by Seren Guinness [CN: gender bashing; ableist language; mention of Orlando shooting] So today I got banned from Facebook for violating community standards. My crime? Reporting, commenting on and asking others to report a meme posted by the page ‘Shiny and cool and many more pleasing adjectives describing our memes etc’

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

Z is for Zig Zag

by Michelle Sutton from Michelle Sutton Writes. Z is for Zig Zag. Getting to know yourself is not a straight forward process. I don’t think any of us expect it to be. So, it’s a little surprising to notice that people often want to know the “simplest way to know” if their child is Autistic

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

Y is for Youth

by Jennifer “Grimalkin” Partin from Felis Autisticus. Y is for Youth. I’m young as shit. I’ll be just 21 in a week. Young. As. Shit. Sometimes— most of the time— this hinders me. I don’t have a lot of the life experience or the fancy degrees or even the general not-living-with-parents autonomy that older activists do.

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

V is for Vigilance

by The Caffeinated Autistic. V is for Vigilance. There are many things that being autistic have provided me. Attention to the small details, seeing the world in a different light, experiencing the world in new ways, problem solving and having the neurotypical people in my life completely confounded…