Category: Autistic People

CRPD and autistic people. (For legal capacity, see under Article 12 in the CRPD page)
  • 100 Myths About Autism
    • A list of 100 common myths about autism, written by a 50-year-old autistic woman.
  • Learning in Autism
    • This paper discusses the unique learning patterns of people with autism and discredits myths about learning in people with autism. PDF format.
  • Quiet Hands
    • Many programs for Autistic children teach them to stop flapping their hands or otherwise "stimming." Author Julia Bascom describes her experience in explaining why she feels this approach is wrong.