Sidelining and Silencing
Because these voices need to be heard.
My experience in being an Âûtistic advocate is short lived thus far. I have not been in this game all that long yet. I am learning some big lessons pretty quickly at the moment, they are not necessarily easy to lear but they are important ones. There are a few unwritten laws that I am trying to get my head around. It’s not an easy thing for an Âû
tistic to get right this business of comprehending the unwritten rules, the unspoken things. It is in fact quite a challenge.
The first and possibly the most potent and easy to actually learn, but also possibly one that is not all that obvious at the start. This one is pretty simple but also pretty sad and heart wrenching. The lesson is that there is not one Âûtism community. There are multiple Âûtism communities and it seems they are far from…
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