Beyond Autism Acceptance: What Allistic People Must Do

Arié Moyal
5 min readMar 30, 2023

CW: ableism, chronic su/c/dal/ty, social exclusion

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Autistic people are often told that they need to be “fixed” or “cured” of their autism. This ableist mindset stems from the belief that being neurotypical (having typical brain functioning) is the only acceptable way of being. For people with non-visible disabilities like autism, this can manifest in being judged for…

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Arié Moyal

#landback #freepalestine Founder of HugTrain / Speaker, trainer, thinker/ Autistic & disabled/ Jewish, racialised, Amazigh, autiqueer