Is April over yet?

Is April over yet?

Are you done being aware of me, despite me crying out for acceptance instead?

Are you done shouting out how you want a cure for me, even though the cure is eugenics and my death?

Is April over yet?

Are you done patting yourself on the back for lighting it up blue, even when I tell you it hurts me?

Are you finished telling me that I am not like your child, even though I very much am?

Is April over yet?

Are we finished telling people what a burden I am? (EDITOR’S NOTE: Trigger warning for that link. VERY ableism, pro Autism Speaks bullcrap. Read in a good state of mind <3)

Are we done with silencing autistic adults? Who am I kidding, this happens year round. But it’s even worse this month.

Is April over yet?

Are we finished with telling people and  bullying autistics? Telling them that because they don’t use their vocal cords to communicate, that they have no voice?

Are we done with this?

Is April over yet?

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