awareness

Happy Allism AWARENESS Day! Yes, that’s right I said Awareness!

This post is an edited copy of a post written by a parent of an Autistic child. It has been edited to show non-autistic people what it would be like if they were written about in this way. In the below, allism refers to the terrible affliction experienced by people who tragically lack autism. For …

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Out Wrestle Ableism

[CN: Ableism, Awareness, ABA] I’m unsure how to start this post. I’ve been staring at this screen for a little while now. I’ve typed a few words and deleted them, but I’m still struggling to find the words, so I guess I’ll just start: Last year, my son started learning to read. I wrote about …

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Awareness cannot lead to acceptance

It seems that every time that an Autistic person says “I don’t want your awareness“, someone else comes along and says that without awareness, we’ll never gain acceptance. That is such a ridiculous argument. It wouldn’t be ridiculous if autism awareness campaigns spent time focusing on making society aware of what can be done to …

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