I just posted this essay on Medium. It shares my thoughts as a newly emerging advocate for non-speaking autistics’ rights. I hope you enjoy! Please give me any feedback.
This is a poem I presented in July for International Association for Spelling as Communication‘s Neurolyrical Cafe open mic night. It is about disillusionment and conflict.
I presented this at I-ASC‘s monthly Neurolyrical Cafe in August 2020. This has been on my mind a lot lately. It is a common feeling for autistics like me. Please try to understand.