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Stop throwing people under the bus

Way too often, I see the following statement made by either parents of autistic children or by autistic people themselves:
“Autism is not a mental illness.”
So, you don’t want autistic people and/or their families to experience the stigma that people with mental illnesses face, right? Autism is ok because it’s not like those other forms of neurodivergence, right?