Why identify as Au-thentic?
Saying autism or autistic as an identifier makes a statement. However it depends entirely on the other person’s definition of autism. Unfortunately as it stands right now the response can go from positive to derogatory.
Saying neurodivergent does start a conversation, but a more clinical one.
Stating I’m Au-thentic starts a casual conversation about autism that can be built on.
I’m Ross Fraser, I’m an Au-thentic children’s author and human rights activist for the autistic and neurodivergent community. That is something I will say, with pride, for the rest of my life.
All the best
Words – Ross A Fraser
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