Rotting Apples, or Restructuring the Autism Spectrum Disorder Narrative around the Core Symptomatology of Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism -II-

image: ©www.theoreticalphilosophy.com On 15th February 2019, I published in what it was then, the predecessor of my Theoretical Philosophy blog, an article entitled Restructuring the Autism Spectrum Disorder Narrative around the Core Symptomatology of Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism -I-. At the time, but oftentimes before and certainly after, I have been heavily criticised especially … Continue reading Rotting Apples, or Restructuring the Autism Spectrum Disorder Narrative around the Core Symptomatology of Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism -II-

Open Letter: Response to Prof @sbaroncohen ’s reply to @Rev_Rom_C ’s Twitter post on 1st October 2020, or The importance of Asperger’s Syndrome as a unique clinical diagnostic category – II –

To correctly understand the motives behind this (I must confess, unexpected) exchange of twitter posts between Prof Simon Baron-Cohen and myself, partially on an unrelated (and as such, left out of the body of this article) subject, I have copy/pasted Prof Baron-Cohen’s tweet which prompted my rather angry response, and his reply. Because it would … Continue reading Open Letter: Response to Prof @sbaroncohen ’s reply to @Rev_Rom_C ’s Twitter post on 1st October 2020, or The importance of Asperger’s Syndrome as a unique clinical diagnostic category – II –

On the Abandonment of Psychotherapy, An Introduction -I-

In a response to Prof. Laura Dilley’s “thread on some of the problems with the diagnostic approach to mental conditions posed in the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)” I commented that “the problem was created with the abandonment of individualised psychotherapy and the dawn of chemical psychiatry and behavioural psychology. Psychotherapy has … Continue reading On the Abandonment of Psychotherapy, An Introduction -I-

Is an “autism community” a dangerous mirage, or a valid social construct?

I have recently been asked on Twitter the following: “I’m going to ask a question but you don’t have to answer. So, I just started wanting to understand autism better since my son was dx, and I know the best knowledge comes from those actually in the community. Anyway, I imagine as you get (o)lder* … Continue reading Is an “autism community” a dangerous mirage, or a valid social construct?

(Rev.) or the Jew behind the brackets -1-

[Rev.] Romulus Campan LTh (Hons), FDScMH (Forensic), CertEd, QTS, PgCert Religion, Spirituality & Mental Health, PgCert Special Psychopedagogy, PgCert Autism & Asperger’s Chair, Disability & Neurodivergence Staff Network – BSMHFT Not all real-life stories have a beginning; especially those born from echoes of generational suffering and pain. It hurts endlessly and helplessly, running from echoes … Continue reading (Rev.) or the Jew behind the brackets -1-

“Autism Spectrum Dependency Classification System v 1.0” -proposal-

[Rev.] Romulus Campan, FDScMH (Forensic), LTh (Hons), CertEd, QTS, PgCert Religion, Spirituality & Mental Health, PgCert Special Psychopedagogy, PgCert Autism & Asperger’s Chair, Disability & Neurodivergence Staff Network - BSMHFT Previous attempts to classify the Autism Spectrum (AS), failed to understand the ‘trees’ within the ‘forest’ of unknown dimensions, which has become generally known as … Continue reading “Autism Spectrum Dependency Classification System v 1.0” -proposal-

Proposing the “Medi-Social© Model of Disability and Neurodivergence” I

[Rev.] Romulus Campan FDScMH (Forensic), LTh (Hons), CertEd-QTS,PgCert Religion, Spirituality & Mental Health,PgCert Special Psychopedagogy,PgCert Autism & Asperger’sThe Medi-Social© Model of Neurodivergence Logo-Created by Romulus C. The Medi-Social Model of Neurodivergence is an alternative to the prevalent Medical and Social models of Neurodivergence, applicable to the following, commonly accepted as, Neurodivergent conditions: The Medi-Social Model … Continue reading Proposing the “Medi-Social© Model of Disability and Neurodivergence” 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…