A Medi-Social Model of Neurodivergence/Neurodiversity, an Introduction… (- II -)

[Rev.] Romulus Campan FDScMH (Forensic), LTh (Hons), CertEd, QTS, PgCert Religion, Spirituality & Mental Health, PgCert Special Psychopedagogy, PgCert Autism & Asperger’s This article is an expanded and revised version of my previous post, A Concerned Neurodivergent’s critique of Judy Singer’s “There’s a lot in a name… Diversity vs Divergence” article – I – … I … Continue reading A Medi-Social Model of Neurodivergence/Neurodiversity, an Introduction… (- II -)

A Concerned Neurodivergent’s critique of Judy Singer’s “There’s a lot in a name… Diversity vs Divergence” article – I – …

I have only incidentally heard about Judy Singer, which is probably due to her two-decade long absence, which she succinctly describes as: “Returning to the field 20 years later”. As rather erratically “clarified” in her article, these motives seem to be, using the least belligerent term which comes to my mind, complex, motivated mainly as … Continue reading A Concerned Neurodivergent’s critique of Judy Singer’s “There’s a lot in a name… Diversity vs Divergence” article – I – …

The Stockholm Syndrome Symptomatology of Neurodiversity Militantism

I was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in June 2017. As I wrote in the “About…” tab of my blog, “Over 50 years of a rather odd life, came to a sudden realisation, with all the clicks and cogs falling to their right places.” Little did I know at the time, that the sudden realisation … Continue reading The Stockholm Syndrome Symptomatology of Neurodiversity Militantism

Restructuring the Autism Spectrum Disorder Narrative around the Core Symptomatology of Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism -I-

[Rev.] Romulus Campan FDScMH, LTh(Hons), CertEd, QTS, PgCert Religion, Spirituality & Mental Health PgCert Special Psychopedagogy, PgCert Autism & Asperger’s “The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men”. Bertrand Russell Keeping in … Continue reading Restructuring the Autism Spectrum Disorder Narrative around the Core Symptomatology of Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism -I-

Theoretical Philosophy, a Disclaimer…

Standing alone at the midnight crossroads of thought may be frightening. No one knows who's coming, bargaining belonging for one's liberty of mind. Alone however, doesn't mean lonely, until there's a clarity of purpose, bitter rooted in an effort to achieve through learning, forward looking onto a more palatable reward of understanding. Theoretical philosophy irreverently … Continue reading Theoretical Philosophy, a Disclaimer…

Reflections on the Psychopathology of Demand Rejection and Avoidance

Honouring a long-due promise to Demand Avoidance researcher Richard Woods @Richard_Autism I will attempt to summarise a personal perspective of the psychopathology of Demand Rejection and Avoidance, conscious of the topic's vast scientific interdisciplinarity, muddled unfortunately by rather recent research derails, causing unnecessary confusion and delays in therapeutically addressing valid psychotherapeutic necessities. In this short … Continue reading Reflections on the Psychopathology of Demand Rejection and Avoidance

The Cognitive-Behavioural Interpretative Isolationism of Intellectually Proficient Kanner’s & Asperger’s Autism (IPKAA)© Part 3 – The Myth of “Weak Central Coherence”

Part 3 – The Myth of "Weak Central Coherence" (Rev.) Romulus Campan FdScMH, LTh (Hons), CertEd, QTS, PgCert Special Psychopedagogy, PgCert Autism & Asperger’s 'Frith (1989) attempted to sketch out the preliminary theory that one deep underlying cognitive deficit in autism has to do with a lack of coherence. In other words, autistic people lack … Continue reading The Cognitive-Behavioural Interpretative Isolationism of Intellectually Proficient Kanner’s & Asperger’s Autism (IPKAA)© Part 3 – The Myth of “Weak Central Coherence”

The Cognitive-Behavioural Interpretative Isolationism of Intellectually Proficient Kanner’s & Asperger’s Autism (IPKAA)© Part 2 – Arbitrarily Set Standards of Executive Functioning

Part 2 – Arbitrarily Set Standards of Executive Functioning By Rom Feldmann© FdScMH, LTh(Hons), CertEd, PgCert Special Psychopedagogy, PgCert Autism & Asperger’s, QTS   - The Theory of Executive Dysfunction             'Executive function is an umbrella term for functions such as planning,       working memory, impulse control, inhibition, and shifting set, as well   as … Continue reading The Cognitive-Behavioural Interpretative Isolationism of Intellectually Proficient Kanner’s & Asperger’s Autism (IPKAA)© Part 2 – Arbitrarily Set Standards of Executive Functioning

The Cognitive-Behavioural Interpretative Isolationism of Intellectually Proficient Kanner’s & Asperger’s Autism (IPKAA)©- Part 1: What the “Theory of Mind” doesn’t understand about the Autistic Mind…

  Part 1- What the "Theory of Mind" doesn't understand about the Autistic Mind Rom Feldmann© FDScMH, LTh(Hons), CertEd, PgCert Special Psychopedagogy, PgCert Autism & Asperger’s, QTS   On the back cover of the seminal "Neurotribes" (Silberman, 2015) the inquisitive eye should spot a hidden gem of apocalyptic proportions, basically stating that "the future of … Continue reading The Cognitive-Behavioural Interpretative Isolationism of Intellectually Proficient Kanner’s & Asperger’s Autism (IPKAA)©- Part 1: What the “Theory of Mind” doesn’t understand about the Autistic Mind…

Per aspera ad astra…

Yes, I reverted my Twitter handle back to @Aspergreatness I was diagnosed with ASD/Asperger's Syndrome according to DSM5/ICD-10. What Hans Asperger shouldn't have done in history's darkest hours, I can't change. The legacy of his research into understanding my neurobiology, saved my life. I became an Asper 😡♿✡ Proudly 🐉