Day of Mourning for Filicide Victims – March 1st by ASAN

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/

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An Autistic Superhero by an Autistic Creator!

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!

Anxiety Gaming is now YouAreRad.org!

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!

News Beat! February 1, 2019! ArlingCon Update! Volunteers Wanted!!

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!!

Volume 3 is live!

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!

Ableism, Defined

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

[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?