Autistic Family Collective recently ran a social media campaign to present more positive views of parenting autistic children #MoreThanOneAutism Story

I see you… I invite you to see me

I see you,
Sitting in the car outside the paediatrician’s office. In shock.

Your child has been diagnosed with autism, by a health professional using a list of deficits in a manual of Mental Disorders. You have a long report about your child’s problems. All the ways they’re different to other children. All the things you need to fix. All the therapy they need to do.

I see you,
Reading late at night.

You’ll read books by Autism experts. You’ll google Autism. You might look for new treatments and read research papers.
You will read blogs by ‘Autism parents’.

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