This is a reprint of Ariane Zurcher's post, with her permission, which you can read on her blog Emma's Hope Book.
*Following on the heels of the tremendously successful “Autistic
people should…” flash blog last Saturday, today’s flash blog has
bloggers adding their thoughts to “Autistic people are…”
Autistic people are…
with the same rights as anyone else.
as diverse as those who are not Autistic.
Autistic people are.
Welcome to the human race.
Now let’s start treating them as such.
For some history and the flash blog link, click ‘here‘.
As a direct result of last Saturday’s flash blog and thanks to the hard work by Yes, That Too, Unstrangemind and many other Autistic bloggers, this happened - Google Changes Policy for Autism
While those policies have not yet gone into effect, it is hopeful news and a wonderful first step.