Research that Centers Autistic Well-Being as Defined by Autistics
with Dr. T.C. Waisman
Far too often research centers outcomes that actually harm Autistic people. Today’s guest, Dr. T.C. Waisman, helps us move toward research that centers Autistic well-being as defined by Autistics.
For the latest from
Two Sides of the Spectrum…
- Check out the Learn Play Thrive Education Hub
- Learn more from and about TC’s work at her websites: Adapt Coach and Autism Training Academy.
- Explore more of TC’s work: that of the Autistic Researchers Committee (ARC) of INSAR (International Society of Autism Researchers), which TC Waisman co-founded, her Fermilab Lecture, and the Autism CanTech! gaming platform she’s contributing to.
- Check out the paper TC referenced: Measuring the Wrong Thing the Right Way? Time to Rethink Autism Research Tools) by Sandra C. Jones (with additional research linked here)
- Refresh your “Double Empathy” knowledge with podcast Episode 2 (transcript linked here), and/or check out Damian Milton (he/him)’s work directly on his website and Twitter.
- Read from the Autism in Adulthood journal. The four articles linked below each include panels that TC Waisman was a member of:
- Building Neurodiversity-Inclusive Postsecondary Campuses: Recommendations for Leaders in Higher Education (2022)
- An Expert Roundtable Discussion on Intersectionality and Autism in Adulthood (2022)
- An Expert Discussion on Structural Racism in Autism Research and Practice (2020)
- An Expert Discussion on Autism in the COVID-19 Pandemic (2020)
- Join in the conversation about this episode on Facebook: Learn Play & Thrive: Autism Resources for Professionals