Sunday ,20 Jun 2021

Ask an Autistic #10 - How To Be An Ally

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What does it mean to be an ally? How can I be a good ally to Autistic people? In what ways can an allistic ally support the Autistic community? What does it mean to "presume competence"? Answers to all of these questions (and a surprise visit from Kitty!) in this episode of Ask an Autistic! Source for the statistics on intellectual disability in Autistic people: http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/AAM-Myths-About-Autism.pdf Non-verbal Autistic advocates working towards autism acceptance: Amy Sequenzia http://nonspeakingautisticspeaking.blogspot.ca/ Ido Kedar http://idoinautismland.blogspot.ca/ Amanda Baggs http://ballastexistenz.wordpress.com/ Naoki Higashida http://www.amazon.com/Naoki-Higashida/e/B00C7AV0KK Carly Fleischmann https://www.facebook.com/carlysvoice Mike Weinstein http://www.goldenhatfoundation.org/about-us/blog/125-golden-hat-foundation-blog-70211 Henry Frost http://ollibean.com/tag/henry-frost/ Dora Raymaker http://doraraymaker.com/doraraymaker.com/ Peyton Goddard http://peytongoddard.com/ Sharisa Kochmeister http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~cns/sharisa.html Resources for allies: http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/resources/new/ https://autisticadvocacy.org/2012/10/what-is-an-ally/ http://www.autistichoya.com/2012/03/who-gets-to-be-ally.html http://neurocosmopolitanism.com/april-autism-and-allies/ http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/resources/101-3/autism-acceptance/ http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/can-you-have-inclusion-without-acceptance/ http://blogs.plos.org/neurotribes/2012/04/02/autism-awareness-is-not-enough-heres-how-to-change-the-world/ The transcript for this video's captions was provided by Alec, and he's great! You can check out his blog here: dysfunctionalqueer.tumblr.com (mature content & trigger warning) My blog: http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com My facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/amythestschaber The track used in this video was "Like Music" by pheraph http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/