Autism: Awareness or Acceptance

April is Autism Awareness Month. It would be expected that all persons with autism would be preparing to “light it up blue” with blue clothing, shirts and light bulbs to show support for those with autism.

Some autistic people would argue that awareness is already out there.They feel that autism is not only known, but widely feared. This fear being the source of prejudice and misunderstanding.

What is needed, is more acceptance. Read more.                                                                  Then see how one Mother faced her son’s transition to adulthood in this report on the Today show here.