Understand. Accept. Embrace.
Welcome to the 2017 edition of Autism “Awareness” Month (heh). This month, I will probably reveal my Activist Face a bit <grin>. I’ll try to keep The Feisty to a minimum, and logic and bride-building at the control panel, although there may be times when I get a little…impassioned. 🙂
…Especially when talking about Autism “awareness” Month, and Autism “awareness” itself.
All over the globe, various people will parrot these words, probably hundreds of thousands of times over. But I dare say that they probably don’t know what they’re really talking about. The vast majority of them may not realize that they’re missing the point.
April is often a time of depression for those of us on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, for these very reasons. Because “awareness” is not trueAwareness. The way in which this “awareness” is carried out can be detrimental to our wellbeing, for we are constantly…
View original post 1,686 more words