Of course, I’m not autistic. So instead of writing my own post on why I think “autism awareness” erases autistic people and puts allistic people front-and-centre, this post is all about the links. Continue reading “Autism Acceptance, not Awareness. Don’t Light It Up Blue.”
Have you ever noticed that “autism awareness” assumes that you’re not autistic? How about the way that the people imploring you to support their plight are almost always the family members of an autistic person? Or how we always seem to read about autistic children, and rarely adults?