The future looks so bright for Myanmar’s marine conservation community! Join us as we learn from the passionate and brilliant youths of the Myanmar Coastal Conservation Lab at Point B Design + Training! Yin Yin and Wint Hte share their lessons from their ambitious and wonder-filled work to bring marine conservation to other youths andContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep3: Bright Future for Myanmar’s Coasts”
We talked with wonder woman Dr. Louisa Ponnampalam about her inspiring work to study and conserve Malaysia’s marine mammals, the underdogs that are Indo-Pacific finless porpoises, the need to share knowledge with all, and how she manages to do it all! Learn about her team’s work here and on Facebook!
Hi Friends! Welcome to the Ocean and Us Podcast! I am Danny Whitty, a minimally-speaking autistic and apraxic human and ocean enthusiast. With my marine conservation researcher sister Tara, I am using my newly found voice to share the wonder of the ocean and how inclusion is important in enjoying and saving it! Here isContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep 1: Welcome to Our Journey!”
Dear Friends, I am so distraught over how many voted for hateful and unethical and greedy forces. It is so painful to my autistic soul. I have been so dysregulated over this, it feels like I am losing my mind. I know it is not a surprise to the long-marginalized. But it is still heart-wrenching.Continue reading “State of Disunion”
Tomorrow is Election Day here in the US! It is a little late to share this, but I had a rough few weeks. So here it is, the Spellers and Allies Advocacy Network’s voting blog! Here is my main quote: “The upcoming election represents more than a partisan battle. It is about human rights andContinue reading “Vote!”
Hi friends! I encourage you to join this exciting event! It features nonspeakers like me sharing our voices. It will be fun, inspiring, and enlightening! My peers and I are excited to wow you! My presentation is on friendship! Many friends collaborated with me, including Noah in the photo. I am so proud of theContinue reading “Words worth a listen: SpellX Nov7!”
Hi again friends! Here are two more of my peace poems and my blurb about peace! Please scroll to see all of the featured works! I am Danny Kentaro Whitty. I am full of hopes and visions for a more just and peaceful world. As a minimally- and unreliably-speaking autistic, I share these hopes andContinue reading “Peace and Poetry 2 of 2”
Hi Friends! One of my poems is shared in this series by Art of Autism on peace! Also a quote (with my middle name misspelled) on what autistics can say about peace. Please take a look at all the featured works and then scroll down to see my poem! Sirens to symphony by Danny WhittySoundsContinue reading “Peace and Poetry 1 of 2”
Thanks to my amazing community, I was selected as the Four-Star Spellebrity for I-ASC’s Spelltember! This is a wonderful honor that I truly appreciate. I was interviewed by my hero Elizabeth Vosseller about my views on communication and inspiration. The interview is posted here. Below is an excerpt: “I find so much inspiration from soContinue reading “Spellebrity Interview!”
I just posted this essay on Medium. It shares my thoughts as a newly emerging advocate for non-speaking autistics’ rights. I hope you enjoy! Please give me any feedback.