What is autism?

April is Autism Acceptance Month. During Autism Acceptance Month, we focus on sharing positive, respectful, and accurate information about autism and autistic people. Continue reading


Autism is a developmental disability that affects how an autistic person thinks, learns, uses their senses, moves their body, communicates, and relates to other people. Between 1 and 2% of people in the United States are thought to have an autism-spectrum diagnosis. As we learn more about autism, more people are diagnosed. Experts suspect that the real number of autistic people is a little bit higher. Continue reading

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    [Image description: An acrostic poem spelling out ACCEPTANCE IS with a word for each letter: Assistance Compassion Communication Empathy Patience Trust Accommodation Nuance Cooperation Equality Inclusion Support] [Image description: An acrostic poem spelling out AUTISM with a word for each … Continue reading


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