(Trigger Warning: Ableist language)
“I’ve seen Rain Man.”
“But there’s nothing wrong with you.”
“Labels go on soup cans. Not people.”
Don’t be this person.
With this video, find out just how insensitive people can be when they talk about autism, and learn what not to say to avoid perpetuating harmful false beliefs.
And if you’ve gotten these comments, get a good laugh and know that you’re not alone.
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- I Have Aspergers and I Read The Comments You Write About People with Autism
- How Feminism Changed Us as Autism Parents
- How Mainstream Feminism Continues to Perpetuate Ableism (And How We Can Change That)
- 4 Ways to Help Stop Hate Crimes Against People with Disabilities
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