Hello friends, musicians, allies and fellow autistics: While my life has been busy the last few weeks due to life changes, I have missed some changing culture at one of our longstanding benefactors. I thank a fellow autistic for warning me about this. Over the past month or so, some reviews have been circulating about … Continue reading [Announcement] Parting Ways With NonPareil Institute
These are made by an actual autistic and are highly informative. http://www.instagram.com/p/Bvw45bal9LO/
Full disclosure: I am an autistic male. That's why I go by Asperkraken, because I want to own it. Several musicians on our compilations are autistic (Metroyd Myk, Iron Curtain, LazyNerd204, Ava Hart, Stig, etc etc). So I wanna talk about this month because it's Autism Acceptance Month or Autism Awareness Month, depending on who … Continue reading Autism Acceptance versus Awareness – from an Actual Autistic
Every year, people are murdered by their caretakers. Join our longtime benefactors, the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, in a vigil in the memory of those disabled people who have been victimized by those they trust. You can attend a virtual vigil on March 1st here: https://m.facebook.com/events/466395480560834/
This autistic man, Dave Kot, has created a comic with an autistic superhero - as in autism is his superpower! It is called Face Value and even teaches autistic people how to understand facial expressions. Pretty darn amazing. What an empowering idea for neurodivergent people. I recommend this highly. Follow the link for more! Read … Continue reading An Autistic Superhero by an Autistic Creator!
News flash! Longtime C4A benefactors Anxiety Gaming have involved into You Are Rad - aka Rise Above the Disorder, still continuing the good fight of providing mental health care and eliminating the stigma of neurodivergence in all forms! You will see our links update soon for those wondering! Keep up the good works Jason Docton … Continue reading Anxiety Gaming is now YouAreRad.org!
Hey folks! News flash! Asperkraken here with an update! We may return to ArlingCon this year - currently planning a panel on neurodiversity in nerd and video game culture and a workshop table for interactive music - also HOPING to have a live showcase here as conventions give us way more interaction. While none … Continue reading News Beat! February 1, 2019! ArlingCon Update! Volunteers Wanted!!
What a depressing story and reminder of the ableism still present in our public education system. Even worse that it was an ethnically diverse child as well. Thankfully the person responsible is being held accountable. The story is here on USA Today.
Hey folks! It's been a while! Got some great news beats for you! We are already in planning stages for the next C4A showcase - but starting TODAY - we are planning our first solid CD release, kind of a sampler to sell at our shows and events! I know for our showcase we are … Continue reading 2019 Plans in Focus, C4A META Stats!