Why I Do Not Hate Autism

Why I Do Not Hate Autism

I do not hate autism. Sadly, many people do, including some autistic people. Recently I saw a post in a Facebook support group for autistic people. The original poster said that they hated autism and gave a list of reasons why. Many others agreed in the comments. There was almost relief that someone had said it. Autistic people sometimes feel like they are not allowed to say such things.

 

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Mummy, look at that little girl!” (Disability and Children)

Mummy, look at that little girl!” (Disability and Children)

My physical limitations are often the least of my worries – other people’s attitudes are the problem

My physical limitations are often the least of my worries – other people’s attitudes are the problem