As a Queer, multiply NeuroDivergent human, I have spent enough time living in closets and suppressing myself to know that the keys to my own personal happiness have been found in learning to live authentically and freely as an Autistic and NeuroDivergent and Queer adults. Continue reading The Need For Autistic and NeuroDivergent Authenticity
I am a person with many labels and identities, including a few I’ve taken on my own, changing my name (Lyric) and starting a blog (NeuroDivergent Rebel). My labels have given me power and a sense of pride, identity, and belonging I never had before. Continue reading Who is the NeuroDivergent Rebel and WHY do they Write?
You ask, what is your favorite thing about being Autistic? I’ll tell you mine – please tell me YOURS? Continue reading Autism Positivity – My Favorite Things About Being Autistic
This week we’re diving into the down and dirty – from ABA to Problems with the medical model we are not afraid of or avoiding controversy. Continue reading The Naughty Autie in Conversation with Lyric Holmans about Autism & NeuroDiversity
Hey humans, NeuroRebel here and this week, I am going to speak from the heart when I share with you why, in April, it’s important for us to remember that Autistic people are not broken.
This video was released to subscribers on March 8, 2021. Wider public release date, is April 28, 2021. An autism and neurodiversity blog based on personal experience. Please remember – this is only ONE autistic perspective. We are all unique. Continue reading Autism & Deficits – Autistic People Aren’t Broken NeuroTypicals
You see something’s broken (like many of our society’s systems are) and you may even take note of some the problems you have become AWARE of within the faulty system. You are now aware BUT awareness only goes so far. Continue reading Moving Beyond Awareness, Working Toward Autistic Acceptance, Empowerment, & Inclusion
I recently was invited by Amira Stanley (She/Her) to have a special conversation about Autism Acceptance Month. Check it out! Continue reading A Conversation with Amira Stanley about Autism Acceptance Month
Although, we talk about autism topics all year long on this channel, because one month is really not enough. Autistic people exist 365 days of the year. And this week we’re talking about why it is important for Autistic people to be able to have a sense of Autistic pride. Continue reading Why Autistic Pride and Empowerment are Important
Hey everyone, NeuroRebel here. And you may know already that April is a month where a lot of people are going to be talking about autism, some of them may not even be Autistic. This month as we jump into April, I just wanted to start by sharing, from an Autistic perspective, why you should not light up blue to honor and respect Autistic people. Continue reading Why You Should NOT Light Up Blue to Raise Awareness of Autism & Autistic People
My childhood best friend reminded me of this, when she shared her thoughts about why, when I disclosed the fact that I was Autistic, she said ” that made everything make sense. – I remember when you were younger and you couldn’t do anything, but now I’ve seen you evolve into a totally new person. Who is able to do just about anything they set their mind to. It’s been wonderful to see you grow and evolve over the years.” Continue reading Rethinking the Way We Describe Autistic People – From Problems to Possibilities