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Talking About Autism: Identity and Community

Community geralt e1492274345459
Recently I have become very aware of autism as an identity rather than a disorder. I have become aware that my son belongs to a wider community of autistic people, a whole group of people who share a way of being, who perceive the world as he does. After ten years of helping him fit into the allistic (non-autistic) world, I feel it is time to start helping him to explore and embrace his autistic identity. thegreatestadventuresite.wo...



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AutismSara 8 months ago
Important message: "I've attended to his autistic sensory needs but not his autistic identity needs..."