Happy Autistic Pride Day!

Happy Pride Month and Happy Autistic Pride Day! Well…it’s kind of a weird time for all of that isn’t it? It’s definitely a weird time to be autistic and LGBTQIA+.  There is a disproportionate overlap between the autistic and LGBTQIA+ populations, that’s a fact.  But […]

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Autistic Pride Day 2019

In April, we’re bombarded with stories of “autism awareness” from some corners and calls for “autism acceptance” from others.  But in June, we have a day devoted to celebrating ourselves and our neurodivergence.  June 18th is Autistic Pride Day.  Originated by the now-inactive group Aspies for […]

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Autism Month – Awareness or Acceptance or More?

April is Autism Awareness and/or Acceptance Month, depending on which groups you associate with.  The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network uses “Autism Acceptance”, while the Autism Society of America uses “Autism Awareness”, and the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network seems to use both terms.  Personally, I kind of hate using “awareness”.  Spreading awareness is what […]

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