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Though the design may seem innocuous, the meaning of the puzzle piece can be harmful to the autistic community.

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Though the design may seem innocuous, the meaning of the puzzle piece can be harmful to the autistic community.

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‘I owe myself a life of fulfillment and authenticity, whether it fits your mind’s image of who I should be or not.’

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‘I owe myself a life of fulfillment and authenticity, whether it fits your mind’s image of who I should be or not.’

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Though the character isn’t written to be autistic in the show, she still serves as a positive portrayal of what it means to have autism.

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Though the character isn’t written to be autistic in the show, she still serves as a positive portrayal of what it means to have autism.

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Here is an intimate look at the harm this YouTuber has caused autistic people by spreading misinformation and raising money for shady charities.

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Here is an intimate look at the harm this YouTuber has caused autistic people by spreading misinformation and raising money for shady charities.

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The Australian singer-songwriter’s debut movie left many with a sour taste in their mouths due to the inhumane treatment of its neuroatypical main character.

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The Australian singer-songwriter’s debut movie left many with a sour taste in their mouths due to the inhumane treatment of its neuroatypical main character.

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The musician cast a neurotypical actor to play an autistic character in her soon-to-be-released movie, a choice many are calling ableist.

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The musician cast a neurotypical actor to play an autistic character in her soon-to-be-released movie, a choice many are calling ableist.

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Helen Hoang’s novel paints a rich portrait of an autistic heroine, captivating readers by avoiding one-dimensional stereotypes that have long persisted in media.

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Helen Hoang’s novel paints a rich portrait of an autistic heroine, captivating readers by avoiding one-dimensional stereotypes that have long persisted in media.

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The five-part series shifts the spotlight to autistic individuals, ultimately subverting exclusionary notions of mainstream media. Does it succeed?

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The five-part series shifts the spotlight to autistic individuals, ultimately subverting exclusionary notions of mainstream media. Does it succeed?

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Many people think of the disorder as a learning disability that makes kids hyper and easily distracted, but it’s much more complicated than that.

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Many people think of the disorder as a learning disability that makes kids hyper and easily distracted, but it’s much more complicated than that.

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The groundbreaking Korean drama reimagines media representation of mental health to build a show about struggle and growth.

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The groundbreaking Korean drama reimagines media representation of mental health to build a show about struggle and growth.

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The organization treats autistic people as ‘problems’ to be fixed instead of actually listening to their voices.

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The organization treats autistic people as ‘problems’ to be fixed instead of actually listening to their voices.

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The former Smosh YouTuber is offering a voice to those who are often oppressed and stereotyped, all in a judgment-free and educational way.

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The former Smosh YouTuber is offering a voice to those who are often oppressed and stereotyped, all in a judgment-free and educational way.

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April is Autism Awareness Month, but these Instagram accounts are educating people about autism all year round.

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April is Autism Awareness Month, but these Instagram accounts are educating people about autism all year round.

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These women are making the world a more inclusive and accessible place, one post at a time.

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These women are making the world a more inclusive and accessible place, one post at a time.

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As both the star of ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Okay’ and an actress on the spectrum, she’s eliminating harmful stereotypes of autism that other shows often perpetuate.

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As both the star of ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Okay’ and an actress on the spectrum, she’s eliminating harmful stereotypes of autism that other shows often perpetuate.

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Amythest Schaber answers questions and busts myths about autism in their YouTube series.

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Amythest Schaber answers questions and busts myths about autism in their YouTube series.

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But it doesn’t mean I can’t teach others about it.

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But it doesn’t mean I can’t teach others about it.

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Mental disabilities affect people in different ways, but it’s people’s responses that make a difference.

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Mental disabilities affect people in different ways, but it’s people’s responses that make a difference.

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Baby steps are better than no steps at all, but shows like ‘Atypical’ and ‘Special’ still have their flaws.

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Baby steps are better than no steps at all, but shows like ‘Atypical’ and ‘Special’ still have their flaws.

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It might be hyperbolized, but Dr. Shaun Murphy’s knack for continually beating the odds is incredibly important.

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It might be hyperbolized, but Dr. Shaun Murphy’s knack for continually beating the odds is incredibly important.

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I’ll give you a hint: It’s not because of the humor or heartwarming resolutions (though those are nice).

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I’ll give you a hint: It’s not because of the humor or heartwarming resolutions (though those are nice).

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The 21-year-old, who is on the autism spectrum, was sent to jail based on suspicion that he carved a swastika and a racial slur into two Orange Coast College security vehicles.

 

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The 21-year-old, who is on the autism spectrum, was sent to jail based on suspicion that he carved a swastika and a racial slur into two Orange Coast College security vehicles.

 

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Nia-Renee Cooper was inspired by her grandfather’s fight with dementia to study neuropharmacology and behavioral intervention.

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Nia-Renee Cooper was inspired by her grandfather’s fight with dementia to study neuropharmacology and behavioral intervention.

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While the show aims to promote neurodiversity, it falls prey to some cringeworthy tropes.

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While the show aims to promote neurodiversity, it falls prey to some cringeworthy tropes.

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While other high schoolers were getting their first jobs, Holstein was already creating Pufferfish Software.

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While other high schoolers were getting their first jobs, Holstein was already creating Pufferfish Software.