How William Shatner Betrayed Autistic People’s Trust

Sarah Kurchak
Apr 7, 2017 · 7 min read

If this were an episode of Star Trek, Kirk would have learned an important lesson by now.

AApril is Autism Awareness Month, the traditional time for awareness campaigns to go terribly — and painfully — off the rails. Autistic people have learned not to expect much from these efforts on our behalf; often, we dread…