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 or Tweet us @NOSeditorial.
- Ari Ne’eman discusses how President Trump’s plan for Medicaid could decimate services for disabled people.
- The Arc is seeking stories about your Medicaid experiences.
- Why did 18-year-old Marc Moreno die in his Benton county jail cell? Rooted in Rights reports.
- Sparrow Jones explores the uneven expectations around autistic people and social reciprocity at The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism.
- Congratulations to this year’s Autistic Scholars Fellows!
- Doctor’s offices and queer culture are both failing autistic LGBT folks.
- Some autistic people are kinky. Deal with it.
- How to be disabled, according to stock photography.
- Nevertheless, she persisted.
What have you been reading, watching, or listening to?
2 thoughts on “This Week in Neurodiversity”
Been reading NOS, obvs.
Also, Vilissa Thompson’s series for Black History Month 2017 on Black Disabled activists: http://rampyourvoice.com/2017/02/10/black-history-month-2017-johnnie-lacy-defiantly-black-disabled/
How to use the Internet to contact your reps, even when phone lines are jammed. This could be useful for people who have trouble with phones: https://www.autostraddle.com/how-to-use-the-internet-to-contact-your-representatives-even-when-the-phone-lines-are-jammed-368742/
Why Canada’s immigration policies aren’t friendly to disabled people: https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/02/03/canada-is-a-progressive-immigration-policy-dream-unless-you-have-a-disability/
How the UK is responsible for increased domestic violence rates against disabled people by cutting benefits and support services: http://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/cuts-mean-government-is-complicit-in-high-levels-of-domestic-violence/
These are great! Thank you so much.