Tag: asperger

How and Why Neurotypicals Misunderstand and Mistreat Autistic People

Commonly used autism interventions, such as ABA, have been found to be both ineffective and abusive, inflicting trauma on those subjected to them.

Insane Medicine, Chapter 4: The Manufacture of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Part...

Because the ‚Äúscientists‚ÄĚ who study, categorise, and establish guidelines for autism can‚Äôt find anything definitive, they resort to scientism. Over time, it becomes part of our cultural ‚Äúcommon sense.‚ÄĚ

The Nazi History Behind “Asperger”

From The New York Times: Although the official diagnosis of Asperger's disorder has recently been dropped from the DSM, it is still included in the...

“The Vacuum of the Mind: A Self-Report on the Phenomenology of...

In this month’s Schizophrenia Bulletin, a person diagnosed with autism, OCD, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, and major depressive disorder provides a first-hand close reading and description of their own psychiatric experiences.