Statement on Rachel Dorsey, SLP and Learn Play Thrive’s plagiarism, appropriation, and erasure of BIPoC Autistic content

Foundations for Divergent Minds (FDM) is a grassroots organization that was founded in 2018 to advance and educate on the Neurodiversity paradigm using a systemized framework. This impactful framework took several years to prior to the inception of the organization. It draws upon decades of Autistic and disability practice and activism by our founding […]

Equity and Justice for the Autistic Community

As an all Autistic-run organization, Foundations for Divergent Minds recognizes the disparities for autistic people run deep. In education, healthcare, housing, jobs and community, our needs are frequently unmet. When you add in the intersection of race, sexuality, gender, class and other disabilities, these disparities stop being proverbial cracks to fall through and instead are […]

Statement on the 2018 Division of Early Childhood conference

Greetings, We are writing this to regretfully inform you that Foundations for Divergent Minds (FDM) will no longer be presenting at the 2018 Division of Early Childhood (DEC) National Conference in Orlando, Florida this week. Despite being approved via their established, peer-reviewed process, our adherence to all conference guidelines, and meeting every registration, payment, and […]