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Think about the last time you made a mistake. For many, this isn’t a comfortable thing to do. For many, making a mistake is accompanied by self-judgement. A critical voice in our head that calls us names and berates us for our failings. When we make mistakes, fall, or...
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Learn about the neurodiversity movement and how it supports the development of healthy autistic identities with Morénike Giwa Onaiwu and Love & Autism.
The challenge isn’t just my internal narrative. In truth, I’m always afraid I will fail Love & Autism and to me Love & Autism has become one of the greatest loves of my life.
As a mother of autistic children, when you see that your children are struggling with so many deficiencies and challenges, you know the work will be exhausting, but nothing more incredible than serving them as a bridge to get them to their destiny.
The more we can show up as our authentic selves, the better we become at teaching others how to love and accept us and the more confident and self-assured we become.
In autism many people don’t believe we can experiment this kind of love. I say we feel love just like everyone else.
Endowed with the want to do their best and remain honest and loyal, autistic workers are not likely to cut corners when under deadlines, nor steal, cheat, or try to gain the upper hand. And an autistic worker will not commonly leave out pertinent information or fabricate facts to beat the workplace competition or gain recognition.
After every conference we gather to discuss what went well, acknowledge the misses, and engage in discussion about the ways next year’s conference can be better. Growth is highly valued in a conference put together by a group of clinicians. We recognize that risks, although hard, can lead to new beginnings and a richer experience.
We must stand firm in our values and express them in our daily actions. This is the only way to ensure change.