Tuesday, July 10, 2012

What Autism Looks Like : The Snowball Effect

Reposted with permission by the author.  Original post at http://www.thesnowballeffectblog.com/2012/07/what-autism-looks-like.html.


What Autism Looks Like by The Snowball Effect

n response to derogatory comments rapper 50Cent has made about someone "looking autistic", this flashblog has been set up by bloggers who have children on the autism spectrum. We don't want Autism to become the new "R-word". Autism isn't offensive or wrong, it is just a different way of being. Autism doesn't have a "look". The aim of the flashblog is to show Autism looks like ANYONE you meet.

In our family, this is what Autism looks like:

I'd love for 50Cent to point out which part of my son LOOKS like Autism, because frankly, it is not something you can SEE by looking at him.

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