Each Friday at NOSmag, I’m going to post some links relevant to neurodiversity news and culture criticism around the web. This is what I’ve been reading and that I think you should be reading too. Feel free to add links of your own in the comments and email suggestions for future link roundups to email@example.com.
- The Autism Women’s Network has released a new book: What Every Autistic Girl Wishes her Parents Knew.
- A draft of an executive order from the Trump administration would make it significantly more difficult for immigrants with disabilities to legally come to or stay in the United States. The Arc wrote a response.
- “If we don’t give up, we can figure out what to do” – Real Social Skills on how to deal with the new American political reality.
- The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network is seeking volunteer Disability Day of Mourning vigil site coordinators. Sign up here.
- Actually Autistic journalist Mike Elk is raising money to expand news coverage of labor issues in the American South. You can contribute to his fundraiser here.
- Trump Secretary of Education pick Betsy DeVos has significant holdings in a company that markets quack treatments for autism and ADHD.
- Dylan Marron’s first try “Shutting Down Bullshit” about autism was full of bullshit about autism. Fortunately, Actually Autistic folks like Lydia Brown, Elliott Deline, Mallory Cruz, and Kirsten Lindsmith were there to help Marron really shut down bullshit about autism.
- February is Black History Month! How many Black Disabled Trivia questions can you answer?
- Madelyn Covey interviewed Nick Pagan for the Disability Visibility Project at StoryCorps San Francisco. Nick talks about being an artist with developmental disabilities and some of his artistic inspirations.
What have you been reading, watching, or listening to?