- The Mitchells vs the Machines and AutismSome people say that beloved characters from The Mitchells vs. the Machines might be on the autism spectrum. Here’s why it matters.
- Autism vs. Down Syndrome: What’s the Difference?Not everyone knows the difference between autism and Down syndrome. Both of these are in my family. Here’s how they differ.
- What Autistic People Want You to Know About AutismStories about autism are often told without autistic input. Let’s change that. Here’s what many autistic people want you to know.
I grew up in a family where disability was a normal fact of life. But outside my family, things are different. Too many people don’t understand disability. Worse, not all of them accept disabled people. I want that to change.
My sister, Katie, has Down syndrome. Another family member, who prefers to stay unnamed, is autistic. I believe in creating a better world for them and everyone like them.