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In an ableist world, underground dance music spaces continue to be vital for marginalised communities and the socially shunned. But how inclusive are clubs and festivals for autistic and other neurodivergent people? And what can be done to improve this? Here, event producer and music writer, Rihana Osman, speaks to neurodivergent ravers, academics and club owners to investigate

There is no one way of definitively describing autism or the ways it affects people due to it being a spectrum condition, but according to...

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Neurodiversity refers to a wide range of neurological conditions including ADHD, autism, dyslexia and Tourette syndrome. After being diagnosed with ADHD and suspected autism earlier this year, DJ Mag writer Harold Heath began to wonder: is there a particularly high number of neurodivergent people in the scene? Here, he embarks on a personal journey to try and understand the relationship between neurodiversity and dance music, and its wider relevance within the scene

I’m Harold Heath: music writer, former small-time DJ/producer, and life-long club culture fanatic. Earlier this year I was diagnosed with ADHD and suspected autism. Why...