What does autism look like in your home? I have three flavors here, having three daughters on the spectrum. This is Mia's closet. She wears blue jeans and a pink top during the day, and changes into black yoga pants and a solid black top after her adult day program. Every day. 365 days a year. It makes dressing both easy and difficult.
The push to neurodiversity ignores people like Mia. She has no super powers. She's not a testable genius. She can't argue with me on Twitter that her autism is a gift.
Mia matters. All of our children matter. And that's the black and pink of autism.
Kim Rossi is Managing Editor for Age of Autism.