April is “autism awareness month” — but unfortunately a lot of what I have seen take place overall is not creating awareness for what’s most important.
I also prefer the term “autism acceptance,” but I think there’s power when we merge the two together. Here’s what I mean: Acceptance of autistic voices begins with and hinges on our own self-awareness.
When we are not aware of our potential ableism, we cannot fully be accepting. I say that as someone who is still learning what that means.Read more on themighty.com