A letter to… our friends who share autism success stories
The Guardian -

‘These stories don’t show the child who is non-verbal, who screams and growls for hours on end and attacks his or her parents on a daily basis’: the letter you always wanted to write

At least once a week, for the past five years, well-meaning friends have sent me a “success story” about a child or adult with autism. I also often read similar stories in the media. They are always inspiring, with their descriptions of how people don’t let autism define them or hold them back. With each story, I’ve...

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