Monday, 6 May 2013

Monday Muster

Happy Monday, cats and kittens!  Have a tree and some lovely blue sky.

barrage tree

Are you (or yours) recently diagnosed and wondering whether to "come out" to work, extended family, or the world in general?  This matrix from Tiny Grace Notes can help you weigh up the pros and cons of shouting your neurological status from the rooftops.

The brain activity of autistic adults is different from that in autistic children.  That's the result of research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, which proves something autistic people have been saying for years - that we continue to develop and change throughout our lives, rather than having our brains frozen in carbonite on our 18th birthdays.

Have you heard of The World's Strongest Librarian?  It's a memoir by US librarian and weightlifter Josh Hanagarne, who has Tourettes.  Here's a video of his story:

Landfill Harmonic, a youth orchestra in Paraguay where the instruments are salvaged or built from garbage, is currently funding on Kickstarter.  They're very close to their goal, so please check them out and drop a dollar or two in their hat if you can.