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7 Ways to Support Autistics During Autism Awareness Month

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It’s Autism Awareness Month and many of us who are on the spectrum tend to dread this time of year. Our voices are often drowned out and we are gaslit by people who say they are advocates who are there to help us.

Autism Awareness Month can often be very counterproductive to the autistic community. Awareness can turn into fear-mongering and scare tactics.

However, there isn’t anything scary about autism. Autism is a spectrum and although each autistic has their challenges, we also have many gifts.

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