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Autism Awareness Is Not Enough

Explaining why autism acceptance is the best way to break down barriers and build community.

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Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash “Community is Strength, Be Strong, let’s lookout for one another.”

Autism awareness has been the main focus of advocacy and organizations for decades. While awareness is important, the focus is on solely creating visibility for what is deemed a medical condition. The issue with this model is it neglects the human. The…

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Tas (they/them)

Tas (they/them)

We are autistic members of the disability community and hold various mental health diagnoses. We are advocates for social justice, writers and scholars of life.