Autistic Drift: how to deal with someone who has... →
autisticdrift: “deal with” is kind of offensive and condescending, but let’s ignore that and address the underlying question. 1. Don’t constantly ask us how we feel about things. When you’re alexithymic, figuring out how you feel about something is hard work and not always possible. 2. If we say we don’t know how we feel, take it at face value. We’re not playing head games with you or being...
Challenges for Students with Dyslexia: Test Taking →
dyslexic-kids: Test taking is difficult for many students with dyslexia. They may not be able to finish in the allotted time or may know the answer but be unable to express it on paper. There are a number of ways teachers can help make students with dyslexia more successful when taking tests and exams. 12 tips for teachers who want to make test-taking less traumatic for all of their students,...
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DEFINE A SEXUAL IDENTITY THAT IS...
jadelyn: ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE ACTIVELY CONTRADICTING THE DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS OF PEOPLE WHO DO CLAIM THAT SEXUAL IDENTITY WE ARE THE EXPERTS ON OUR IDENTITIES. NOT YOU. GO AWAY. I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY THIS IS APPARENTLY SO FUCKING DIFFICULT TO GRASP.
metapianycist: Every time I wonder if AVEN could get worse, I remember that this exists: Avalanche. The forum of people who think AVEN is “too SJ-focused.” Lawl… much stereotyping much, Avalanche is a wonderful place, join and face the wrath of scorned AVENites XD
The A is Here to Stay →
neutrois: Guest Post by Sara Beth Brooks, a student and activist from Sacramento, Calif. Who currently attends Sacramento City College. There are a lot of asexuals who do not yet know that there is a name for their experience. Asexual visibility and awareness are critical to counteracting the invisibility of our community. Luckily, it is very easy to raise awareness about asexuality: just...
amelia-ace: It’s weird, sometimes I almost can’t believe asexual, because that would make me “different” and I mean I’ve never experienced anything else so being asexual feels like the most natural, normal thing in the world. And then of course I remind myself that, well, it is.