In Pursuit of Understanding True Neurodiversity in Our Culture: Called to a Higher Country
As an ambassador of the Neurodiversity movement, I recently took a brief pause to step back and take measure of the landscape of change occurring around the pursuit of neurodiversity understanding in the culture.
In the past two years, since launching…
Autistic Uprising: a Neurodivergent Rebellion of Hearts and Minds
Editor’s note: When J David Hall first wrote this, he didn’t yet know he was autistic… but when we read this, autistics did. First featured on Medium, this article made waves. We are glad that David has found a home at NeuroClastic and that we can …
Mental Health Carnage: the Relentless Misunderstanding of Autistic Persons
The chilled air in the place seemed filled with unease. Clean, sterile, with “handlers” at every carefully-monitored corner of the place. Doors locking in neat rhythm as any cries of the patients behind them went unheard by the visitors.
Walking in the Autistic Eye of the Storm
I remember the acrid smell of something broken. Salty, sour, it permeated the Gulf Coast air like the scent of some fading electrical fire or burnt gunpowder perhaps. A battle between sky, sea and land with humans in the crucible. Looking out across a nearly empty motel parking lot, broken glass dully shone in the […]