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.
- World Down Syndrome Day is coming up. This cheeky video from European Down syndrome organization CoorDown breaks down why people with Down syndrome don’t have “special needs” — Just needs.
- Lydia Brown spoke about Intersectionality for Beginners.
- A video of Shain Neumeier’s talk For Your Own Good: Coercive Care in the Lives of Marginalized People from 2016’s Disability and Intersectionality Summit has been released.
- Kit Mead’s Psych Ward Reviews has released a cache of data on other reviews and data on quality of services for neurodivergent people.
- There has been yet another senseless murder of a disabled person of color by the police.
- Big news for the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome community.
- Ari Ne’eman writes about HHS Secretary Tom Price and his invoation to governors to gut Medicaid in their states. Which means a lot of us are going to lose care we need to survive and thrive.
- Secretary Price also wants to get rid of rules that protect our freedom.
- In this horrifying and true story from the Disabled Parenting Project, a mother with a developmental disability has her daughter taken from her — For no other reason than her disability.
- Researchers discover the obvious: With adequate support, 9 out of 10 autistic people can get and keep a job just fine.
- This tape turns any surface into Legos.
What have you been reading, watching, or listening to?