Amid all the foundations clambering for our money, and the hype to wear a certain colour to show our support for one group or another, this young lady’s has given us in inside look at what autism is really like. Well worth a read. Thank you, Gareeth.
It’s that time of year again. April fast approaches and with it the scramble to not so much become aware of autism but to be seen to be aware. Like any condition where being aware of it is “cool” there will be the usual Facebook things. For autism for whatever reason the colour of choice is blue. Like cancer awareness, autism awareness is an industry in and of itself.
You can buy blue accessories to show the world how aware you are. Along with any other number of things that really don’t do much for actual autistics at all. The foundation that shall not be named (I have chosen to treat this especially noxious group much like Voldemort is in the Harry Potter universe) will make a very hefty sum of money in April as will many other groups. The raise money for autism trend is spreading so you can…
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