Autistic Pride

Definition

Autistic Pride is when Autistic people are proud of their identity as Autistic.

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Autistic Pride is when Autistic people are proud of their Autistic identity and happy to be who they are. Autistic Pride is when Autistic people believe that autism doesn’t need to be fixed or cured for Autistics to be happy and live good lives. Autistic Pride rejects the idea that Autistics should be ashamed of being Autistic. Autistic pride is similar to gay pride, or being proud of your heritage or another part of your identity.

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  • Case example: When a stranger says “I’m sorry you’re Autistic,” someone who believes in Autistic Pride might say “I’m not!”

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