Tag: Autism Acceptance Month

There’s a Book for That: Autism Acceptance Month

50 years ago, In 1972, the Autism Society launched the first annual National Autistic Children’s week, which evolved into Autism Acceptance Month (AAM). This April, we support the effort to spread awareness, promote acceptance,...

There’s a Book for That: Autism Acceptance Month

“Autistic is not a swear word. It is a beautiful word, a name for an identity that represents an entire group of people who are diverse in their personalities, characters, abilities, and deficits....

Autism Acceptance Month

You may know April as Autism Awareness Month, but it’s also Autism Acceptance Month, founded in 2011 by autistic self-advocate Paula Durbin Westby to push back against harmful stereotypes and put the voices...

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