neurodivergent

The Autistic Black Nonbinary Experience

The Autistic Black Nonbinary Experience

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. In this episode Oluwatobi Odugunwa talks with Philip about their experiences of finding inclusion in the various communities they intersect with. We will talk about the importance of finding others within each of the identities we are linked with, and search for opportunities for them to find companionship with all of them together. --- Support this podcas...

The Autistic Bisexual Experience

The Autistic Bisexual Experience

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcript. Daren Howard and Philip discuss the intersections of Autistic, Bisexual, other sexual identities, by sharing personal experiences of challenges and self-acceptance. They will emphasize the importance of intersectionality and inclusivity within the Autistic Community and beyond, advocating for Autistic Pride and acceptance in the queer communities. Our advo...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Autistic Adults.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Autistic Adults.

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcript. Autism Month is over. So many Autistic Adults are exhausted from the negative conversations about Autism. The issues of prejudice, refusal to listen to the Autistic Adults, abuse, neglect, rejection, and the ads about "curing Autism" leave us with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Silas Zacharias from Queensland, Australia joins Philip for an insig...

Autistic Culture & Language

Autistic Culture & Language

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. Autistics are discovering that we are part of a unique culture and language while we strive for acceptance that opens up possibilities that are not limited by the ableism of DSM criteria. Rachel Cullen is an Autistic, independent consultant, and advocate in Brighton, England who has been researching their Autistic Language Hypothesis. Together with our int...

Emerging Autistic Women

Emerging Autistic Women

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. Autistic women are emerging with vitality to add their voices to the Neurodiversity Movement. No where is this more clear than AutisticaPalooza , an upcoming 2 1/2-day conference for and by Autistic women with a speaker line up dominated by Autistic women. Nigel Rising, Esq., founded Autistic Women Emerging (AWE) , the event organizer, for the purpose of e...

Planning Neuro-Affirming Holiday Social Events

Planning Neuro-Affirming Holiday Social Events

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. Planning Neuro-Affirming Holiday Social Events is crucial for a positive experience for Neurodivergents. In a recent conversation, Mitchell Schaps from MNeurodivergent sat down with me to share some insights on creating inclusive events for Neurodivergents. Considering sensory needs by providing spaces for self-regulation including recharging empty social...