So a quick news burst for anyone paying attention. In case you all forgot, submissions are now open for Volume 3! Check out the guidelines and get your tracks together. Nerdcore and chiptuners welcome! In other news, check out Chipspace at Magfest this year - as Chiptunes 4 Autism will be on site and playing! … Continue reading NEWS: December 9, 2017
So, as an autistic person, I have also been trying to compile a list of devices and programs used to write chiptunes so that if other autistics perhaps want to express themselves through electronic music, that they can visit the Dojo here and get some ideas. We also have several experts who have contributed to … Continue reading [DOJO]: Making Chiptunes: Korg DS-10 (by Asperkraken)
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?
There may be many adults out there who may have self-diagnosed, taken quizzes online, had suspicions or may have even talked to people on the spectrum and questioned themselves. Before I begin my own story, I want to say this. If you are autistic or believe you are on the spectrum, the diagnosis is only … Continue reading The Autism Diagnosis Quest – Part 1
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Here is part 2 of the video we shared yesterday. Really eye opening material. Want to know real info on autism? Here's a thought.... ask autistic people. These folks did. Thanks guys. https://youtu.be/P4zX9BfhZIM
Rebecca Burgess did this amazing comic strip a while back that really tackles the concept of the autism spectrum and dismantles the ideas of rating people on "functioning" scales. Highy recommended reading.
I have shared this before on Facebook, but this video dispels some negative myths around autism. Highly recommended viewing that clears up some things by talking to #actuallyautistic people.
This TEDTalk is fascinating. This #actuallyautistic scholar discusses the importance of neurodivergent and neurotypical people living in harmony and realizing each other's strengths and uniqueness. Sounds a lot like what we try to do at Chiptunes 4 Autism.
An autistic musician from France, Marie makes "ELECTROCUTE" music on her Gameboy system. More cool music brought to you by autistic people. And so upbeat! Zenzoo Pop is my favorite.