Accessible political activism

View archived chats on this topic: November 20, 2016, January 19, 2020, and May 8, 2022.

Political activism can be challenging for various reasons, especially if you’re autistic or similarly neurodivergent. #AutChat

For example, many politicians in the U.S. value phone calls and visits, which are hard for many autistic people, more than letters/emails. #AutChat


Q1: There are many ways to do political activism. What are some you know of? (Let’s try to get a broad list!) #AutChat

Q2: What aspects of your neurodivergence(s) make some kinds of activism harder (or easier)? #AutChat

Q3: What kinds of accommodations might make political activism more accessible to you? #AutChat

Q4: How do you fight discouragement and fatigue and keep going? What self-care helps? #AutChat

Questions for this chat were written by @theoriesofminds.

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