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High-functioning respect

Ryan Lee & Bekki Semenova


This guest post is by Ryan Lee and Bekki Semenova, two rising autism self-advocates. They are calling for more respect and understanding of those with high functioning autism. Autism ranges from mild to severe, meaning some can be affected more than others. Still, the lack of understanding of autism leads to rushed judgments. For those with high functioning autism like ourselves, people sometimes expect too much of us. According to Bekki, “As with any other person with Autism, we still have signifi ..

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