Autistic adults, like adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities more generally, are not often seen as agents of love, joy, connection, relationship, and meaning for others. That’s because they’re not often seen at all.
Tag: autism adulthood
No “Because” but Love—Intellectual Disability, Identity, Representation, and Value
Autism and disability pride movements assert unique cultures and identities. Can intellectually disabled people be more openly and equitably represented … More
Podcast Interview of Ray Hemachandra on Converge Autism Radio
Earlier this week I recorded a podcast with Melanie Vann for Springbrook’s Converge Autism Radio. It posted today. The podcast … More
Autism Adulthood: Caring for the Future and the Present Moment
Part of this piece was written for a recent conference talk—that actually instead turned into pure Q&A—so the beginning, at … More