Autistic adults might say things you disagree with but that doesn’t make us opponents. Folks are supposed to try to listen and unlearn the things we’re saying have harmed us, so that more children don’t go through what we did. So that all of our children get to grow up in a world we could only dream of when we were Autistic kids.
Parents you know your children personally, all of their amazing quirks, their personalities, their likes and dislikes. Autistics know their neurology. We can help explain the *whys* of what’s going on that children might not be able to, because we were a lot like those kids before we grew up (just like you neurotypical adults were a lot like neurotypical kids before you grew up).
If we work together we might just be able to change the world for everyone. But in order for that to happen…
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