Why Autism Awareness Month can be traumatising for autistic people – Autistic Not Weird

On Monday 30th March I published a blog post on why I would not be celebrating Autism Awareness week.

https://stevenhpape.blog/2020/03/30/autism-awareness-autism-acceptance-and-why-i-am-not-participating-in-autism-awareness-week/

This is along the same lines from someone with more knowledge than me…

Over to Captain Quirk:

It doesn’t seem quite right, does it? That a month designated for raising public knowledge of autism would be so widely disliked by the autistic people it claims to support. But just to clarify: the phrase “widely disliked” doesn’t do justice to the feelings of some of those negatively impacted by Autism Awareness Month. The…

Source: Why Autism Awareness Month can be traumatising for autistic people – Autistic Not Weird

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