Hey folks! Been a bit quiet but we got some major milestones this week: I will be hosting our first workshop on Saturday! Come see me and bring your autistic family and friends to my workshop where I will demo and teach Chiptune on Korg DS-10 and Rhythm Core Alpha 2. I will also have … Continue reading News Beat! 06/26/18
Chiptunes 4 Autism Volume 3: Forces of Neurodivergence is now live! This 26-track masterpiece brought together artists from everywhere, from France to Indonesia to U.K. and the U.S. to make great music on behalf of proving to autistic people that their unique outlook on life is not only valuable to the world but that they … Continue reading Volume 3 is live!
From Wikipedia: "Ableism /ˈeɪblɪzəm/ (also known as ablism, disablism (Brit. English), anapirophobia, anapirism, and disability discrimination) is discrimination and social prejudice against people with disabilities. Ableism characterizes persons as defined by their disabilities and as inferior to the non-disabled." Ableism is something that happens in the autism community regularly. It is essentially discrimination against people … Continue reading Ableism, Defined
Just a reminder - only 8 days left for submissions for our third compilation, Forces of Neurodivergence. A Chiptune comp about accepting people for who they are and promoting/embracing neurodivergence! If you need the guidelines, they are Here!!
So I have been thinking a lot about Syd Barrett lately as Pink Floyd has been a hyper focus for me as of late. Now, this article is meant to be speculative, respectful and works off conjecture. I hope I do not offend any of his surviving family with this and more importantly, don't expect … Continue reading [ARTICLE] Was Syd Barrett Neurodivergent?
This is a Facebook group of Latin-speaking people to provide positive support for autistic adults and to help them obtain diagnosis and hands-on support from other autistics. Latinos are sorely underrepresented in the autism community in the United States so if you are one of them or know one of them who needs support, this … Continue reading [RESOURCE] LiGA-Asperger 7
Me and my autistic family were featured on CNN recently. Meet me and my family. Enjoy and I hope you find joy in this video. https://m.facebook.com/?_rdr#!/story.php?story_fbid=144030369523155&id=141205943138931&ref=page_internal
Very exciting news about one of the great nonprofits we support - the NonPareil Institute. This great studio strives to supply better futures for adults with autism by giving them skills in technology and the tools to make games and apps so they can enjoy an independent future doing things they love! They are looking … Continue reading NonPareil Institute is Expanding!
I can relate to this. I am an autistic and have an autistic son, and when my wife first looked for help from an autism organization that I will not name, they offered condolences and were “sorry” for her. She was mortified. My sister was also treated like a burden by many since she … Continue reading Overcoming Autism Stigma
At long last, this reissue has come. This was an ambient album composed in 2006 with minimal ambience, a sensory-friendly album meant to be calming and musically therapuetic. No beats, no noises, just melody. Auditory medicine. If you ever want something to listen to that is low impact or to help you regulate sensory overload, … Continue reading [RELEASES] Catharis: A Sensory Friendly Album.