Neurotypical Privilege

Terms like “white privilege”, “male privilege” and “heterosexual privilege” are quite common vocabulary these days, and there are many discussions involving terms like these. However, one privilege that I feel isn’t talked about nearly as much as it should be is neurotypical privilege, which, as you can probably guess from the name, refers to the … More Neurotypical Privilege

Fighting Stigma

I have talked some before about stigma on this blog, but I decided want to talk about it again, because 1. It’s important, and it stands in the way of many people being able to lead functional life, or being comfortable seeking help. And 2. Trying to fight it can be really, fucking hard. It’s … More Fighting Stigma

Autism in the Media

It’s no secret that neurodivergents are severely underrepresented as well as oftentimes misrepresented in media. The movie that probably comes to mind for most people when you say the word “autism” is Rain Man, a movie about a white male with autism, who also is a savant, meaning he has amazing abilities, which conveniently also … More Autism in the Media