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Embrace being weird

I see many posts and memes that say things along the lines of “autistic people are not weird.”
I understand the intentions. I understand that these are created to promote acceptance of autistic people, but every time that I see one of these types of memes and posts, I think “but I am.”

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These ‘jokes’ aren’t funny

[CN: Ableist slurs]
Rosie O’Donnell seems to think the following little quips are funny since she said them as part of a stand-up comedy routine. These ‘jokes’ aren’t funny.
“Because I would trade each teen for autistic triplets, I am just saying I would.”
This is because she thinks that autistic kids are really awful, isn’t it?

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