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Ought: The Journal of Autistic Culture is a different kind of journal—and the first of its kind. It aims to document autistic culture by publishing scholarly and creative works that examine and explore it. Ought recognizes that autistic culture is not monolithic: it is as varied as the autistic community itself. Accordingly, Ought focuses contributions of the autistic community, celebrating the visual and verbal accomplishments of autistic scholars, artists, and others. At the same time, it also showcases the work of the scholars, scientists, parents, and professionals who share everyday experiences with autistic people and influence their lives. In blending creative and critical works about autism, Ought seeks to break down barriers between academic disciplines, between genres of artistic expression, between caretakers and professionals, and finally, between neurotypicals and autistics. Ought is the conversation about autism as it ought to be.