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4 Things You Should Be Doing as an Ally to Autistics

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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.

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