I have wanted to be a mom for as long as I can remember. In particular, I wanted to be a mom to a little girl. I envisioned myself as the stay at home mom type. My daughter and I would have Saturday afternoon tea parties.
In the world of autism advocacy, it is rarely the autistic voices which are pioneered in the mainstream. Neurotypical advocates use their voice and their privilege to speak on behalf of, or in place of, the autistic community.