"Autism Awareness" - From another perspective:

The Washington Post

My three daughters are autistic. I despise Autism Awareness Month.

Autism shouldn't be celebrated.

by Kim Stagliano

Kim Stagliano has authored a novel and two books on parenting daughters with autism. She is managing editor of Age of Autism.



Let’s be clear: Autism is no walk in the park for those who have it, nor for their loved ones. The National Autism Association, the leader in autism safety information, reports that 48 percent of autistic children wander or run away from a safe environment, a rate nearly four times higher than their non-autistic siblings. Accidental drowning accounts for about 91 percent of death