Author Highlights Importance of Autism Awareness Day

Author Highlights Importance of Autism Awareness Day

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It's that time of year again! #WorldAutismAwarenessDay! *extremely sarcastic voice* yay Here are your annual reminders: — Marieke Nijkamp – updates (@mariekeyn) April 2, 2019 Yesterday was Autism Awareness Day, which, each year, yields much discourse about how people with autism are treated, showing there are still great strides to be made.   Marieke Nijkamp, #1 New York Times bestselling author of This is Where It Ends and Before I Let Go, editor of Unbroken: 13 stories starring disabled teens, and writer of the upcoming Oracle: Rising, tweeted out some extremely important points. Let’s look at the tweets. 1. We need acceptance, not awareness. We want …