Discord Public Link

After several months of testing, we have now moved all of our online platforms to our Discord server.

Discord is a VoIP, instant messaging and digital distribution platform (basically every chatroom you’ve ever used but better). You can download it as an app on your phone or software for your computer. This is where we will be hosting our online community for the foreseeable future.

You can join the public channels without needing to be a Citizen of the Autistic Empire, but there are channels which are Citizen-only.

Public link: https://discord.gg/QtzKGbd

Autistic Pride flag design released free to use

Autistic Pride Day is a global event celebrated widely online and offline on or around June 18th every year. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in March 2020, nearly all offline Autistic Pride events have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.

To look forward to the day we will be able to freely celebrate Autistic Pride without restrictions once more, the Autistic Empire has released a high-resolution, professionally designed, autistic pride flag under the Creative Commons licence permitting any use of this flag, including commercial use, as long as attribution is made to the Autistic Empire.

The infinity symbol represents neurodiversity, the rainbow represents the pride movement. Gold is used by autistic advocates as the chemical symbol for gold is Au (from the Latin aurum). Gold is promoted as an alternative to non-autistic-led groups designating colours such as blue as a symbol for autism.

Feel free to use the autistic pride flag to make flags, banners, badges, print it, redesign it, sell it – it’s yours, forever.

Autistic Pride Flag

 

For more information about licencing and the history of autistic pride, please see our Autistic Pride page.

Virtual Summit on Sensory Processing in Autism (June 3-6)

Pleased to announce that two of our own will be speaking at the Virtual Summit on Sensory Processing in Autism hosted by the STAR Institute in the United States next week! Alex and Sarah will be co-presenting on “Broadening the Spectrum: Sensory Differences and Autism” based on our Grand Sensory Survey and what we’ve learned since.
The Summit is four days June 3-6, 8:00-12:30pm (MDT) with a range of autistic advocates and professionals from across the spectrum (ahem).
Access to all fourteen hours is $129, for more information and the full programme, please visit https://www.spdstar.org/basic/theory-practice-lived-experience

Annual Report 2019

The Autistic Empire Annual Report is now available for 2019.

Due to the company being registered in October 2017 and a significant amount of work done in the run-up to our formal launch in October 2018, this report covers the last two years of operations, and will be reduced to 12 months for future reports.

If the quality of our financial reporting does not meet your standards, we are on the look-out for a book-keeper! Check out our job description here.

Download the Annual Report 2019 here (PDF)