147 Rights. Definitely 147 Rights.

NY Mag has published a very interesting article about the burgeoning autism-rights movement. What began as a response to a call for more parental awareness of the “disability” has become an organised collection of autistic and Asperger’s people arguing that they are literally differently abled rather than dis-abled. In a manner similar to the attitudes of many in the deaf community, they see autistic children as partakers in an autistic identity, rather than children who suffer from autism.

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