Greta Thunberg: Environmental Body Vs. Environmental Risk Part 2 (Transcript of ep.5 Season 1 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Welcome to episode 5 of Autism and The Human. I'm Limbic Noodle.  You can find me on Socials under this name, now including on Facebook. Last week, I finally sucked it up and set up a Facebook Page under Autism and The Human with Limbic Noodle. Glance at it when you have the chance.  Last … Continue reading Greta Thunberg: Environmental Body Vs. Environmental Risk Part 2 (Transcript of ep.5 Season 1 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Environmental Body versus Environmental Risk Part One

Transcript Ep. 4 Autism and The Human This week I want to talk about the concept of "Environmental/Ecological" bodies versus those bodies that are deemed environmental/ecological risks. This complicated subject meets at the intersection of multiple marginalized identities. Today's discussion will examine how this concept has impacted women, people living in poverty, disabled people, and … Continue reading Environmental Body versus Environmental Risk Part One

Autistic Masking (Transcript ep 3 Autism and The Human Podcast)

Welcome to the third episode of "Autism and The Human." I'm Limbic Noodle. Today's episode is called "Autistic Masking."  "Autism and Masking: How And Why People Do It, And The Impact It Can Have" by Dr. Felicity Sedgewick, Dr. Laura Hull, and Hellen Ellis was an invaluable resource for this week's subject.  I need to … Continue reading Autistic Masking (Transcript ep 3 Autism and The Human Podcast)

Power Dynamics, Pathologization, and Paradigm Shifts: The Neurodiversity Paradigm (Transcript of ep. 2 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Hello. Welcome to Autism and "The Human." I'm Limbic Noodle, and today's episode is "Power Dynamics, Pathologisation and Paradigm Shifts.  I want to start by saying that Nick Walker's "Neuroqueer Heresies: Notes on the Neurodiversity Paradigm, Autistic Empowerment, and Postnormal Possibilities" was an invaluable source for today's subject. It helped me recognize ways I've misused … Continue reading Power Dynamics, Pathologization, and Paradigm Shifts: The Neurodiversity Paradigm (Transcript of ep. 2 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Punching Nazis Is Better Than Promoting Their Treatments For Autism

It's so bizarre that I'm not convinced a treatment that began in Nazi Germany with the torture of mentally ill and autistic people before their eventual murders is a good direction to take. Excuse me for thinking this treatment is torture when it was the foundation of Applied Behavior Analysis and Conversion Therapy used on LGBT people to try forcing them into being straight.