Let’s start this April the right way. Let’s listen to #ActuallyAutistic people. Let’s forget awareness and work for acceptance & inclusion. Let’s all wear #RedInstead
Welcome to the 2017 edition of Autism “Awareness” Month (heh). This month, I will probably reveal my Activist Face a bit <grin>. I’ll try to keep The Feisty to a minimum, and logic and bride-building at the control panel, although there may be times when I get a little…impassioned. 🙂
…Especially when talking about Autism “awareness” Month, and Autism “awareness” itself.
All over the globe, various people will parrot these words, probably hundreds of thousands of times over. But I dare say that they probably don’t know what they’re really talking about. The vast majority of them may not realize that they’re missing the point.
April is often a time of depression for those of us on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, for these very reasons. Because “awareness” is not trueAwareness. The way in which this “awareness” is carried out can be detrimental to our wellbeing, for we are constantly…
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