Kevin Healey’s #AutismBullying Campaign @Kevin_Healey

Kevin Healey’s #AutismBullying Campaign @Kevin_Healey

Postcards from the edge of the Spectrum

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I was working on 4 or 5 draft posts when I realized that this is what I needed to write about today.

This month is being used as a platform for Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance.

Bullying autistic people/people with autism, is about as far from Autism Acceptance as I can imagine.

  • institutional torturing and cruelty excepted
  • the subject of a future post!

Which makes this Autism Bullying Campaign a high priority Autism Awareness issue.

What makes this Campaign special

There are several reasons why I am making a public statement in support of this Campaign.

Kevin’s recent revelations about his experiences of bullying have really shocked me.

  • Lifelong bullying, into his now late 30s
  • Death threats!

I can’t even begin to imagine what that must be like.

Kevin has also had the courage to go public about his personal torment, without the benefit of anonymity.

One of the reasons…

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