This week: how Indigenous communities are addressing disability and COVID-19 AND debt cancellation for some borrowers with disabilities, AND a NEW Biden plan to boost home care PLUS we recognize World Autism Day and Autism Acceptance Month in What We’re Reading!
The entire month of April is also designated as Autism Acceptance Month. This annual recognition is not only to make all communities aware of the contribution and value of individuals with autism but also a time in which individuals are encouraged to spread awareness, and promote acceptance understanding that all people live on the bread spectrum of neurodiversity. We are excited to share some wonderful voices of autistic identity and neurodiversity as we spread awareness, promote acceptance, and ignite change.
April is Autism Acceptance Month. During this time we recognize the importance of creating an inclusive society that values neurodiversity, and the benefit that all of us have when we can bring our whole selves to school, work and our community. In this month’s blog, Jonathan Kratchman talks about how being autistic has been a challenge and a benefit in his personal and professional life.
During Autism Acceptance Month, we remember that Autism is a natural part of the life experience, and we can do our part to design and promote spaces, both physical and otherwise, that don’t exclude individuals with different sensory experiences or who process things differently, but instead find ways to better engage and support people in
Happy Earth Day! As we consider ways to make a better environment for us and for future generations, also catch up on the latest news articles and events on aging, LTSS and disability!
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