This project is made possible by the work of autistic-self advocates and the work of disability studies scholars who assist in advocacy work and promote the concept of "neurodiversity." Disability rights activism and crip technoscience have worked symbiotically to allow for greater access to political action and intellectual contribution for neurodivergent people. Seeing Feelingly is informed by that work and seeks to contribute to it by providing a medium for neurodiverse groups to share their experiences with literature from a distance using our bookmark generator and Instagram.
We would like to thank Dr. Ralph Savarese for his encouragement, his inspiration by writing See It Feelingly, and permission to use the name "Seeing Feelingly" for our project. His research and the contributions of DJ Savarese, Tito Mukhopadhyay, Jamie Burke, Dora Raymaker, Eugenie, Temple Grandin, and other autistic self-advocates to his project shape the way Seeing Feelingly attempts to reformulate what it means to "read."
Last, but not least, Seeing Feelingly would like to recognize Georgetown professors Libbie Rifkin and Matthew Pavesich for their support and guidance in the creation of this project. Thank you to everyone who made this possible.
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