d in time. Without that recognition, the autism and autistic communities will continue to clash while the duel between the self-advocate and parent narratives continues on – to the great detriment of both groups.

“The tragedy is not that we're here, but that your world has no place for us to be. How can it be otherwise, as long as our own parents are still grieving over having brought us into the world?” –Jim Sinclair, Our Voices

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