Why Are We Ashamed of Our Disabilities?

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This morning I sat at my desk and opened Twitter to see what was happening in the world. Or, as my mom would probably say, “I got on The Twitter.”

One of the first things I ran across was a tweet from someone who said, “I really don’t know how I feel about being officially autistic. It’s like I’ve…

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Not Weird Just Autistic

Not Weird Just Autistic

J.R. Reed is a late-diagnosed autism self-advocate who writes, speaks, podcasts, and livestreams. He’s also editor at Destigmatizing on Medium.