The month of April was Autism Acceptance Month, a counter-movement against the cure-focused Light It Up Blue campaigns.
As such, Sarah wrote an explainer for The Establishment about how autism awareness goes wrong. 7 more words
As I’m finishing this post, it’s nearing the end of Autism Acceptance Month, and almost Blogging Against Disablism Day (which is officially May 1), and the more I thought about getting around to writing it, the more I thought that it kind of stands at the intersection of those two things… acceptance of autism and disability, and opposition to prejudice based on disability. 1,210 more words
Trigger Warning: Reference to the R-Word
It is April. That means social media is awash with articles, blogs, and fundraising events about Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month. This period of time can be very triggering for some. 1,660 more words