Autism Awareness does not prevent Autistic Masking. Autistic Acceptance does.

On Autistic Masking Image Description: Words forming the silhouette of a head from the side. The words are common phrases that people use that encourage autistic masking: “Why do you always have to be so sensitive?” “Stop making such a fuss over nothing.” “Control yourself.” “Take a joke.” “Stop moving.” “You need thicker skin.” “It’s […]