Last April I wrote this… AUTISM REALITIES It saddens me to confirm, progress is not always a reality in many households. Parents are being told to light it up blue, to pay for walks or to use a puzzle piece to show awareness towards autism. These meaningless symbols do not represent
We know all about autism awareness. We want action. Life with autism is 365 days, 24/7… These are various posts I shared in social media. They reflect the reality of many families. For many it’s been the same or worse for 10+ years. The media rarely reports on these matters.
I thank everyone who is making these opportunities possible. Watch the Program Town Hall — my intervention, segments from Autism and Employability parent panel — min. 23:28 – 29:04 and min. 48:38 – 49:14 Webcast – min. 4:04 – 4:39 Read the Release More resources – Autism and Employability event
As a parent, I realize I must constantly open more doors to assist the process of understanding what life can be about… With a diagnosis like autism, on any given day, it can be so challenging to help your offspring understand the meaning of different situations we can witness. Today
The #media and its reporting, portrayal of individuals with disabilities (obvious and non-obvious) is dismal. Reporting of events having to do with pets or gory stories are prioritized over 15-30 seconds of reality from a disabled perspective. ** FACT: Stories with roles based on a disabled individual are not