The Good Morning America segment on autism acceptance

It’s actually pretty good. Really the only part that bothered me was the very last line. And also some garbage from the NIH guy too. Overall though it was good, please watch it. It’s linked in the post below.

The parts that bug me have one thing in common: people without deeply autistic children telling the world how parents of deeply autistic children feel. And furthermore getting it wrong.

ETA: Below I said I don’t like it when people say I’m “strong.” What I dislike is when the speaker means “…and I am weak.” You aren’t weak. If you had a disabled child you’d cowboy up and do what needed to be done too, I expect. I’m not super sainted mom. I just love my kids like everyone else, you know?

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