• Chalk drawing of a child huddled up with a thought bubble that reads “stop bullying”

    The Long Term Impact of Bullying

    Mike Wise talks about his experience as being fully autistic but before anyone who was speaking could be diagnosed that way. Bullying was treated as a rite of passage and empowered, even by his teachers.

  • Image is what looks like an empty classroom with bare walls. There is no furniture, no decorations, and no desks. Just floor and walls.

    I Worked at an ABA Clinic.  It was Abuse.

    Whenever I had doubts, I was always immediately reassured that [insert uncomfortable situation I was in] was helping the autistic child overall.

  • Hardcore, Soft Heart: Positive Activism as a Die Hard Rebel

    I’m a punk. I’m a rebel. I think one of the most badass things you can do is fight the system, and the biggest system there is is the culture of division and the human nature of defensiveness.

  • Emotions Go Both Ways, Unless It’s ABA

    “Of the fighters who were born with their horns and flyers born with wings, they will never be tamed things. Neurodiversity is in their genes.”

  • Perceptive Observational Analysis: The Autistic Way of Navigating & Connecting Knowledge

    Perceptive Observational Analysis refers to the way autistic minds intake and process information.

  • Poetry: How Do You Know?

    Who can change the tesseract that engulfs us towards doom?
Who has all the answers, who can say what life means?
Worst of all, how do you know?

I’m a punk. I’m a rebel. I think one of the most badass things you can do is fight the system, and the biggest system there is is the culture of division and the human nature of defensiveness.

I can’t tell them it’s all right, but I can be with them.
I am still strong,
and I will never forget the green, and the wind from the high places.
—This is when I am—