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Hello! I have an account elsewhere on the fediverse but will be posting about academic things and my current research project here at scholar.social

I'm an undergrad anthropology major in the U.S. South and I'm currently working on my honors thesis project

It consists of a survey about neurodiversity and the importance of online communities, and I will be sharing it from this account very soon! I'll also be posting updates about it and other research I do

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Survey about Neurodiversity and Online Communities :BoostOkay: 

I am an student researching , disabled self-advocacy and online communities. If you are neurodivergent and want to talk about your experiences in online communities, consider filling out this survey!

msstate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/

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I support neurodivergent self-diagnosis 

Oh i guess I haven't made this clear on this account

But you 100% don't need a diagnosis to be neurodivergent

I'm self-diagnosed as autistic and I don't plan to seek an "official" diagnosis anytime soon

I find the idea of neurodiversity and the neurodivergent community liberating because it is about celebrating and connecting based on our experiences, not on the diagnostic criteria put together by people who think we are broken

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) from a dog trainer's perspective, neuroclastic.com article 

From 2019: "Is ABA Really “Dog Training for Children”? A Professional Dog Trainer Weighs In."

neuroclastic.com/2019/03/27/is

TL;DR: "I would never treat a dog that way."

social media community stuff 

@autistic_anthropologist 2/2 It has a few separate branches of responses, you can see a few more of them here, though be warned that some of the posts in the tag talk about csa / radfems freedom-of-fanfic.tumblr.com/t

We also recently did a messy and uneducated ramble about some spaces we were on a long time ago, which seems (based on what we've read from others) kind of like the intermediary of the old forum-based and the current timeline-based plural.cafe/@certifiedsystem/1.

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social media community stuff 

@autistic_anthropologist
So at one point in your (fantastic and awesome!) presentation there was a little discussion re older / current social media and communities; I don't know about any actual research and was only barely on the tail end of older web, but I recently read this post mostly in context of fandom communities freedom-of-fanfic.tumblr.com/p

1/2

My talk was so great I love getting to infodump about this stuff and talk to others about their experiences!

Thanks to everyone who came!

If you missed it, I'll be uploading a recording with captions sometime soon

My talk is in 25 minutes now

If you meant to sign up but forgot or didn't have time I can send you the link if you let me know soon!

PSA: if you're having trouble with doing time zone conversions for talks, this calendar will convert them to your local time zone: cloud.scholar.social/index.php

Coming soon: 2021-07-30 at 9:00 PM UTC

@kclegacion presents:

Convivial social media: A comparative case study of Twitter and Mastodon from a degrowth perspective

Sign up here! docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

(Graphics by @csepp)

Coming soon: 2021-07-30 at 1:00 AM UTC

@ljwrites presents:

The Feminist Pansori: Women's dignity and worth explored in traditional Korean musical theater

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(Graphics by @csepp)

I'll be presenting my work on online neurodivergent community based on a survey distributed here on the Fediverse at the Summer School conference! You may have taken the survey

If you'd like to attend my talk or any of the other excellent talks at the conference this year you can sign up via the link in the posts I just boosted!

My presentation will be on August 3 at 7 PM UTC and I look forward to seeing some of you there

Great talk from @pelagikat just now about developing a model for sustainable development with a community!

What talks are y'all excited to attend? If you haven't signed up yet you should do that here!! There's still a week left!! docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

Oh oops I kind of fell of the map here after submitting my thesis edits lol

I think I just needed a break from academic stuff for a while, but yeah my thesis was accepted and I graduated with honors!

I'll be presenting my work on online neurodivergent community based on a survey distributed here on the Fediverse at the Summer School conference! You may have taken the survey

If you'd like to attend my talk or any of the other excellent talks at the conference this year you can sign up via the link in the posts I just boosted!

My presentation will be on August 3 at 7 PM UTC and I look forward to seeing some of you there

Hello!! is open for participant signups :BlobCatSurprised:

This year we have talks about delightful computing! philosophy and Star Wars! online communities and neurodivergence! and more!!!

Come to class: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

(graphics by @csepp)

"This study, called for by autistic people and led by an autistic researcher, is the first to explore ‘autistic inertia,’ a widespread and often debilitating difficulty acting on intentions. [It] is unique in considering difficulty initiating tasks of any type in real life settings, and by gathering qualitative data directly from autistic people."

“No Way Out Except From External Intervention”: First-Hand Accounts of Autistic Inertia

frontiersin.org/articles/10.33

#Autism #ASD #ActuallyAutistic


Friends we need mods! As of now we have 7 people signed up, and we have 20 presentations.

Please sign up if you're able.

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Hello! We are officially opening up the Presenter signup form for

The conference will span from July 26 - August 6. It is an interdisciplinary free academic conference.

This form closes 5/22!

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Thesis writing 

Okay I sent off the edits on my thesis, hopefully I don't need to do any more

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