Often when autistic people, their family members, scientists who research autism,  therapists, and anybody for whom autism is a part of their lives are talked about, they are referred to as a community. A lot of the time autism organizations and facilities that

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When Greta Thunberg began to take the stage as an autistic climate change activist, the world took notice. My reaction was one of powerful pride, not just as an autistic adult, but as a former autistic girl. Here was an articulate, passionate, brilliant girl unfocused on fame and fashion, who wasn’t going to let the weight of the NT world crush her or keep her from speaking out!