What is the norm? The idea of not being normal means you have to fit in somewhere; have definition or a label. As with many people on the autism spectrum, arriving at a diagnoses can be a circuitous route. Once it’s all sorted out you will enter the disability world.
Michelle Tilghman- Hawkins works for a government agency for people with disabilities. Because of her son and working for the agency, she has become an advocate for parents and those with autism.
Louise Thundercloud is an Aspie and activist. Her 35 year old daughter is autistic and currently a ward of the state. Louise is fighting to free her daughter from an abusive situation.