West of Acceptable: Why Kanye West’s Comments Regarding Autism are Harmful to the Autistic Community
“…I may be slightly autistic. Like Rain Man. And that’s part of my superpower.” why these comments are harmful to the Autistic community.
“Wait, is THAT what Self-Advocacy is?”: Reflections on Self-Advocacy
The term “self-advocacy” in regards to autism is one I’ve seen thrown about quite a bit. There’s far more nuance behind this term.
GuessWhat App from Stanford University
After a thorough discussion and testing this app, I’m writing this as I feel that this app is in line with everything The Tism stands for.
“Is That Supposed To Be Me?”: an Autistic Perspective on Representation
The representation of particular marginalized identities or groups in media has been a rather hot topic and one that’s seen a lot of changes.
Rainbow Reflections: What It Means to be Autistic and LGBT
First and foremost, I wish everyone reading this a happy Pride Month, as at the time of writing this, Pride Month has just kicked off. I wish I…Read More
Autism Awareness Isn’t Enough: The Case for Autism Acceptance Month
This blog in particular was originally going to be about my experiences with the post office, but I’d rather save that for when I know my trials and…Read More
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Quarantine
So at the time of writing, the whole world is basically on lockdown because of the coronavirus. Schools are closed or moved online, most businesses are closed, the…Read More
Food for Thought Part 1
I don’t think I’m exactly saying anything too revolutionary when I say that autistic people and food have a very weird relationship. God knows how many books, journals,…Read More
I Learned Everything I Need to Know About Social Skills from the Internet
“Autistic kid doesn’t fit in at school and has no friends because he has no social skills” You’ve probably heard that story a million times, and most autistic…Read More