Comic strip that breaks stereotypes about autism
Every person with autism experiences it differently but they tend to get clubbed in a certain category.
Rebecca Burgess from the UK has put together a comic strip with a character called to help others understand that autistic people don’t fit a label, and what happens when people tend to get typecast.
She says such assumptions often lead to people underestimating the skills of those with autism.
People with autism have different qualities, interests and abilities, which vary throughout the spectrum. So they cannot be lumped into a single category. Like, one person with autism may find it hard to cope with social situations while another person may have a different disorder.
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