[ARTICLE] Was Syd Barrett Neurodivergent?

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?

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[RESOURCE] LiGA-Asperger 7

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

NonPareil Institute is Expanding!

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!

[RELEASES] Catharis: A Sensory Friendly Album.

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.

The Autism Diagnosis Quest – Part 2

  So time to continue the quest. This is the second in a series of posts on my real quest for an autism diagnosis. If you haven't yet, you can read the first post here for some perspective. So, my first approach, being an uninsured adult, was to approach the EAP - Employee Asssistance Program … Continue reading The Autism Diagnosis Quest – Part 2

Should Autistic People Be Classified by Wristbands?

Don't know if you heard about this story, but a police officer attacked an autistic person after mistaking their stim for a probable cause or a symptom of drug use. Because of this, that department is starting a classification system for people who are neurodiverse, such as wearing wristbands to label oneself as autistic. While … Continue reading Should Autistic People Be Classified by Wristbands?