Autism ‘awareness’ is not enough 

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

the silent wave

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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7 thoughts on “Autism ‘awareness’ is not enough 

    1. No no no…Thank YOU! You saved me from having to write an autism post for April first.😝😃😘 I’m hijacking your blog, I’m reblogging you….This is where the creepy music would start playing in a movie😂😂😂😂

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      1. Lol 😂😂😂. (Just think “Empire Strikes Back” music from Star Wars, right?). Seriously though, I’m glowing, so happy that the writing connects with you, and even happier yet to connect with each other through each other’s writing 🎉🎊💞🌺😘

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          1. Yes!! 😂😂👏🏼👏🏼. We should totally build tree forts with the adjoining catwalks, too 🎊🎉🎊


              1. Lol yep! They’re only good for poorly camouflaging cell phone towers 😂💞. Need to go north to the Redwoods! 🎉🎊😃💜


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