Thoughts on power and being disempowered by Yenn Purkis
Why Online Gaming is Actually GOOD for Autistic People
An excellent video from Andy Smith explaining the value of online gaming.
Coming Aut from Behind the Screen: a belated introduction
A rambling introduction from Nanny Aut
Skills for Learning – The Autistic Way
Things we can’t learn – because our brains just don’t work that way. Things we can be taught but shouldn’t – because it will make things worse not better. Things that we can learn – and will actually benefit us.
Be SKEPtical When Teaching Autistics – Safety, Knowledge Structures, Executive Function and Processing
SKEP - Safety. Knowledge Structures, Executive Function, Processing. The four key things a teacher needs to remember when teaching autistic students.
Living our Best Life
A few thoughts from Nanny Aut on what their best life might look like. What would your best life look like?
Learning to play. No. Playing to learn.
Explaining autistic play and why it is important for our life-long learning
Building Super-Highways – Why Monotropism Works for Autistics
Explaining how autistics naturally build connections in the brain, and why our style of play and special interests are a good thing.
P is for Pizza – The Power of Spelling to Communicate
Spelling to Communicate gives a voice to those silenced by apraxia. How powerful this is, and the difference it makes, is shown in this video by Gregory Tino
Not Speaking is NOT Silent
Why not-speakers should not be overlooked