(Translation: This is one of the coolest projects I have heard about in months…and I like to read about projects. See also the CFP for the Autism and Race anthology by Lydia Brown at Autistic Hoya.)
Hand in hand with speaking out and taking a stand for social justice and human rights, there is an opportunity to explore and celebrate amazing things that are happening within Disabilities and Autism communities. There are many people creating new projects and participating in posAutive events, and expressing or amplifying the important perspectives of Autistic people and celebrating Autistic pride and culture.
One of those people is Lei Wiley-Mydske. She is the creator, curator, and Director of the Ed Wiley Autism Acceptance Lending Library.
You read that right! Lei was not satisfied with the focus of the books that were available in her community, and she wanted to make books available that were supportive of neurodiversity and so she just freakin’ started her own library!!
You can probably tell I am pretty enthusiastic about Lei’s project, and I am lucky to live close enough to her that I was able…
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