Autism Rights Movement

Definition

The Autism Rights Movement is a civil rights movement led by Autistic self-advocates.

The Autism Rights Movement is a part of the neurodiversity and self-advocacy movements. It focuses on civil rights and acceptance for all autistic people.

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  • Usage example: “The Autism Rights Movement believes: Nothing about us, without us!”

  • Case example: Autistic self-advocates in the autism rights movement want inclusion, protections from abuse, restraint, and seclusion, better access to AAC, better access to supports and services that can make community living possible, and meaningful competitive employment, among other things.

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