When society is focused on Autism Acceptance strengths and abilities of autistic people are highlighted. When society is focused on Autism Awareness deficits of autistic people and inspiration porn about them are highlighted.
“If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree…”We know how functioning labels are not helpful, despite being largely used by neurotypicals. But some autistics also grade members of our community and I want to understand why.
by Amy Sequenzia Being Proudly Autistic Being proudly Autistic. Being proudly Disabled. Being me. Telling my story because my Amy Sequenzia on Ollibean
"Sesame Street, you are all about diversity. Autism is part of neurodiversity. You accepted me even before I learned the word acceptance. Don’t do what Autism Speaks does and exclude us. Don’t partner with an organization that silences us.