- the end of harmful practices and substances masquerading as therapy and (ABA, Le Packing, MMS etc.)
- autistic people driving the priorities of autism research
- nonspeakers' access to communication
Making them the excuse for not listening to autistic people who speak, while you pay ZERO attention to THEIR actual words means you respect neither group.
We need to shame them. It may not change things immediately, but they need to own their position.
Then it's out in the open.
But as long as they claim they support human rights, we should hold up the #CRPD in their faces every time they violate it.
Are you one of these? Then you can make a difference.