Prepare first Do not contact people without doing your own preparation. Do your literature review, prepare questions, write the proposal for your story in advance. It is not a very new concept. It is basic research ethics. No surprises please. Once the person confirms their availability, send the information listed above in advance. Do not … Continue reading How to interview/commission op-eds from disabled folks
guide to Parties and Social Gatherings for Autistic folks
You are invited First of all, it is okay to say No to a party simply because you don't want to go. If it is a host you are not that close to, you can always say things like: Sorry I already have a prior commitment that day and I cannot cancel it. Now, if … Continue reading guide to Parties and Social Gatherings for Autistic folks
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Is it autistic/ person with autism/ on the spectrum? While majority of the people in the community prefer "autistic", there may be some who prefer otherwise. So, just ask what they prefer. https://mastodon.social/@priyangee/109360295932714596 Written communication is preferred over "quick calls", zoom or video calls, chats. It allows autistic folks to process things at their pace … Continue reading how to be a Kind coworker to an autistic colleague?
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Stand-up comedy and accessibility during Pandemic and beyond
I am autistic. I am perpetually tired. In other words, I am either too fatigued to access a venue or overstimulated which makes me hide from noise. An hour-long social event takes me two weeks to mentally prepare for, and two weeks to recover from. It is like a bad hangover. I can either partake … Continue reading Stand-up comedy and accessibility during Pandemic and beyond