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This Is Why We Need More Autistic Researchers

Also functioning labels are ableist and harmful

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Academia needs to be more accommodating and welcoming to neurodivergent contributors so we stop getting handed crap like this.

In (one of) today’s annoyances, ableist organizations are, once again, mischaracterizing scientific research in order to serve their own agendas.




We write about ADHD, Autism, twice exceptionality, neurodiversity, parenting, advocacy, and education. We’re unique, just like everybody else.

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Jillian Enright

Jillian Enright

She/they. Neurodivergent, 20+ yrs SW & Psych. experience. I write about mental health, neurodiversity, education, and parenting. Founder of Neurodiversity MB.

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