Magazine about autism: Family and Upbringing from the Autistic Perspective

Financié le 24 / 07 / 2023
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Digital support

Support the project and we shall extend our gratitude by gifting you the entirety of the magazine's PDF collection, comprising all previously published issues.

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Autiblog The Magazine #5 in print (Europe & UK)

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  • Autistic magazine issue number 5, which focuses on the topic of family. It consists of 60 pages featuring articles written by 20 autistic authors and illustrated by 8 artists. In English
  • Shipping costs for delivery to any part of Europe & UK
  • A surprise gift
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Autiblog The Magazine #5 in print (Rest of the world)

Includes:

  • Autistic magazine issue number 5, which focuses on the topic of family. It consists of 60 pages featuring articles written by 20 autistic authors and illustrated by 8 artists. In English
  • Worldwide shipping costs.
  • A surprise gift
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Subscription pack: the 5 issues of the Autiblog The Magazine (Europe & UK)

Experience the printed collection of Autiblog The Magazine's 5 published issues, delivered right to your doorstep. Shipping costs for Europe & UK are included. In English

1. LGTBIQA+ Pride: Delve into the intersection of autism and the LGTBIQA+ community, as 70% of autistic individuals belong to this collective. Gain insights from the voices at the forefront of this intersection.

2. Employment: Explore the harsh realities of unemployment, inaccessible job opportunities, and overwhelming challenges we face daily. Discover ways to adapt and thrive in the ever-evolving world of work.

3. Mental Health: Gain a deeper understanding of the intimate experiences of anxiety and depression that many autistic individuals face. Uncover their unique perspectives and explore potential solutions.

4. Housing: Delve into the complexities surrounding housing for autistic individuals, where safety and comfort may often be compromised. Learn about the issues at hand and explore alternative approaches.

5. Family: Family dynamics and parenting can leave profound imprints on any individual, especially when they are autistic. This issue encompasses a wide range of testimonials, from traumatic experiences to stories of reconciliation.

Immerse yourself in Autiblog The Magazine's diverse content, offering valuable perspectives and shedding light on crucial topics impacting the autistic community.

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Subscription pack: the 5 issues of the Autiblog The Magazine (Rest of the world)

Experience the printed collection of Autiblog The Magazine's 5 published issues, delivered right to your doorstep. Worldwide shipping costs are included. In English

1. LGTBIQA+ Pride: Delve into the intersection of autism and the LGTBIQA+ community, as 70% of autistic individuals belong to this collective. Gain insights from the voices at the forefront of this intersection.

2. Employment: Explore the harsh realities of unemployment, inaccessible job opportunities, and overwhelming challenges we face daily. Discover ways to adapt and thrive in the ever-evolving world of work.

3. Mental Health: Gain a deeper understanding of the intimate experiences of anxiety and depression that many autistic individuals face. Uncover their unique perspectives and explore potential solutions.

4. Housing: Delve into the complexities surrounding housing for autistic individuals, where safety and comfort may often be compromised. Learn about the issues at hand and explore alternative approaches.

5. Family: Family dynamics and parenting can leave profound imprints on any individual, especially when they are autistic. This issue encompasses a wide range of testimonials, from traumatic experiences to stories of reconciliation.

Immerse yourself in Autiblog The Magazine's diverse content, offering valuable perspectives and shedding light on crucial topics impacting the autistic community.

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À propos du projet

Help us print the new issue of the autistic magazine

Budget Matériel Minimal Optimal
Print 100 copies of the magazine on paper
Print 100 copies of Issue 5 of our magazine, featuring 60 vivid color pages with a weight of 115 grams on lcouché paper.
€ 350
Goteo commission
Platform commissions (5% of the amount raised)
€ 55
Budget Tâche Minimal Optimal
Shipping costs
Shipping costs of the rewards
€ 110
Print "Autismo S.A" fanzine
Not available in english
€ 55
Remuneration for autistic contributors
At our magazine, all of our contributors are autistic individuals who bring their unique perspectives and insights to the table. We believe in recognizing the tremendous value of their work and are committed to providing them with proper financial remuneration.
€ 550
Stand Behind Autiblog The Magazine
Your support will directly contribute to covering the extensive costs involved in bringing Autiblog The Magazine to life. These costs encompass crucial aspects such as conceptualization, editing, layout, design, data analysis, corporate branding, and content creation across social media platforms. To accomplish this feat, it requires over two months of dedicated, full-time work.
€ 2.850
Bank and transfer fees
Bank and transfer fees
€ 270
Print Amplified: Expand the Reach of our Magazine
With the necessary support, we can go the extra mile and print more copies of Autiblog The Magazine on high-quality paper. This means we can distribute these copies far and wide, reaching even more individuals who would benefit from the unique perspectives shared within its pages.
€ 350
Total € 1.120 € 4.590
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Informations générales

Autiblog The Magazine is a groundbreaking publication about autism from the perspective of autistic voices. By sharing our personal experiences and knowledge, this magazine aims to bridge the information gap within the autistic community and society at large, bringing forth a fresh perspective that resonates with readers.

Entirely made by autistic individuals (90 collaborators in total), each issue of this magazine focuses on a specific theme with approximately 60 pages. Within its vibrant pages, you will find a collection of articles, studies, reflections, vignettes, and even poetry that collectively encapsulate the autistic experience.

Since its inception in 2021, Autiblog has published five issues:

#1 Embracing LGTBIQA+ Identitiess
#2 Navigating (un)employment
#3 Mental Health
#4 Creating Inclusive Spaces and Housing
#5 Autistic Insights on Family Relationships and Parenting

Autiblog's Philosophical Approach

At Autiblog The Magazine, our mission is to dismantle stigmas and stereotypes surrounding autism, including the gender biases prevalent in diagnosis. To accomplish this, we strive to provide free content while simultaneously valuing and compensating our contributors. We acknowledge the inherent challenge of balancing these objectives, as sustaining such compensation necessitates a reliable income source. Therefore, we offer our digital version of the magazine for free, while also providing a print edition and welcoming donations from those who wish to support this essential project. By doing so, we can print a substantial number of magazines, reduce individual costs, increase profit margins, and ensure the continued viability of this project.

Caractéristiques principales

The featured issue, our fifth publication, delves into the intricate dynamics of family relationships and upbringing. Within its pages, you will encounter many reflections, ranging from symbolic and traumatic accounts to the profound sense of camaraderie that emerges among neurodivergent family members. Furthermore, a comprehensive study involving over a hundred autistic individuals explores their experiences within familial contexts.

Our primary objective is to shed light onto how our upbringings and the families we grow up with significantly influence our lives, presenting a range of familial paradigms. Most importantly, we aim to enhance family relationships and break intergenerational trauma cycles.

Autiblog The Magazine in Numbers

Issue 5 boasts 17,500 words artfully spread across 60 pages, complemented by vivid illustrations on 115-gram couché paper. 20 autistic authors and 8 illustrators have collaborated on this issue. This unique content is a testament to the quality and value of the testimonials it contains. Furthermore, no other publication offers such an extensive collection of firsthand information at such an affordable price.

Magazine's Goals

Autiblog The Magazine serves as an inclusive and intersectional platform, continuously seeking to amplify diverse voices with each issue. In the context of our fifth edition, which focuses on family, we provide space for an array of perspectives, contributing to a collective narrative that authentically portrays the autistic reality. Additionally, our ethical commitment ensures that each contributor receives proper compensation for their invaluable work.

Campaign Goals

This campaign aims to fund the production of our fifth issue. By printing a substantial number of magazines, we can minimize costs and offer competitively priced copies. However, this endeavor requires significant upfront investments to cover printing expenses, contributor remuneration, and postage costs. The more funds we raise, the better equipped we will be to engage in extensive promotional activities for this project. You will have 40 days to support us, with an all-or-nothing funding approach. If we do not surpass the minimum goal, your contributions will be returned. However, if we succeed, we will commence shipping before the campaign concludes.

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Pourquoi est-ce important

The driving force behind this magazine is to ensure that society genuinely listens to autistic individuals when discussing about autism. At the moment, there exists a significant disparity between the real needs and experiences of autistic people and what professionals and institutions offer, not to mention the state of autism research. Additionally, the lack of representation of autistic adults in the discourse surrounding this condition perpetuates miths and stereotypes, which autistic individuals must daily navigate through. However, it's not our responsibility to self-advocate, creating a publication where our authentic realities are acknowledged could solve this. This particular issue about the family aims to serve as a manual, offering guidance on providing the most nurturing environment for neurodivergent individuals.

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Expérience antérieure et équipe

This marks our second Goteo campaign, following the successful crowdfunding initiative to publish the books of Alejandra Aceves, a Mexican autistic educator, between December 2022 and February this year. The campaign garnered a positive response, attracting over 100 backers. Thus, we possess the experience and capability to execute this second campaign effectively.

Moreover, Autiblog The Magazine has already established its presence with the publication of five issues, reaching approximately 3,000 readers. This autistic magazine is present in bookshops in Latin America, several autism associations in Spain, and has extended its reach to 13 countries. Although we may not be a large-scale publication, we maintain our independence through crowdfunding campaigns like this one.

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Engagement social

Sustainable Development Goals

  • Good Health and Well-Being

    Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.

  • Quality Education

    Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.

  • Gender Equality

    Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

  • Reduced Inequalities

    To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.