Oct 26, 2018
what differences and changes a year makes.
Over a year ago, I started Neurologic as an outlet for my advocacy, a way to remain an autistic activist while exploring issues and topics that surface among the autistic and autism communities. Podcasting seemed to be the less traveled road, with very few autistic...
Sep 2, 2018
Is it true that Autistics can't be astronauts? Sure, there are possibly a few autistics who have applied, but is such a dream....realistic? Leo Jones discusses a recent interaction with a post from a parent of an autistic child who persistently reaffirms their conviction to one day visit the moon, as well as touching...
May 22, 2018
Even when engaging in activism and advocacy, it's not entirely
obvious when one is being genuinely valued, or being stigmatized
and admonished. How can one tell when they're tokenized?
In this episode, Leo Jones discusses autistic tokenism, signs that you might be an autistic token, and ways to fight it.
May 1, 2018
Closing on Neurologic's first Autism Acceptance Month, Leo Jones reviews April's episodes, discusses a new claim that Hans Asperger - of whom the term Asperger's Syndrome was named - was a Nazi, and asserts that the new rate recently released by the CDC (1 in 59) is a positive shift for the autistic community.
Apr 26, 2018
In celebration of Autism Acceptance Month, this episode talks about autistic women - more specifically, WITH them - regarding the disparity in diagnoses in comparison to males, masking or camouflaging their autistic traits, lopsided discrimination and bigoted skepticism towards their diagnosis by many in modern society....