A rambling introduction from Nanny Aut
Category: Aut Thoughts
Do I really have to talk about Spectrum 10K?
This is a repost from Aiden Tsen's personal website from Tuesday 31st August 2021. If you enjoy their work, please consider supporting them directly by following their website! Introduction Spectrum 10K starts today. AKA: that new autism study by that Cambridge professor who the Autistic community already didn't love (understatement) due to his incorrect and … Continue reading Do I really have to talk about Spectrum 10K?
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?
The dual blessing and curse of diagnosis
This is a repost from Aiden's personal website. If you enjoy reading it, please do consider supporting them directly by following their own website! Trigger warning: mention of suicidal thoughts, perceived threat of being murdered Blessing I was 13 when I got my diagnosis of autism. Suddenly, I could access services at school and elsewhere. … Continue reading The dual blessing and curse of diagnosis
Hello to the Village!
Aiden Tsen, the new member of the Autistic Village team, introduces themselves and their work!
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
A short piece on connection and authenticity
Spectrum Gaming: Our Story
One interesting thing about Spectrum Gaming, is that it was never supposed to become as big as it did. But I think its rapid growth shows how essential it is that autistic young people can have spaces where they can be themselves and connect with others who understand them.We have worked together with young people and parents to make a short film (19 minutes) about autism and our journey so far. We hope you enjoy it.
Time to Turf Out the Toxic – Promoting Wellbeing in Schools
A look at how improving incluson of diversity in schools could impact the well-being, not just of the exluded minorities, but the school population as a whole.