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Sheltered Workshops: State-Sanctioned Ableism

Sheltered workshops allow employers to pay disabled people at rates far below minimum wage. This state-sanctioned discrimination is an ugly reflection of how society views disabled persons.

a woman listening to workplace gossip trying to hear the word "autistic" because people whisper it like it's a shameful insult

“Autistic” is Not a Bad Word

Often, when non-autistic people say the word “autistic,” they whisper it as if it’s a swear word or something shameful and embarrassing. It’s time to stop doing that.

My Autist Manifesto

“I have seen the shadow of doubt, and I went out and bought a floodlight with extra batteries.”

A bright infinity symbol in the evening orange sunset on a field.

What Autistic Pride Means to Me

Today is Autistic Pride Day. It is a day to celebrate and embrace who you are as an autistic person and to be yourself without

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