Amy Sequenzia is a passionate Autistic activist, writer, and poet .
How I Tell My Story by Amy Sequenzia. Living my disabled life: My Story Is Mine to Tell Part 3. (Part 1 Autism: My Story Is Mine to Tell and Part [...]
Love, Respect and "Autism Parents" : My Story is Mine to Tell - Part 2 by Amy Sequenzia. This is the second post on how Autistic voices are dismissed and [...]
As a non-speaking Autistic, I pay special attention to comments and statements made by parents of other non-speaking Autistics, especially children. Many times I see parents lamenting that they will never listen to their Autistic child say "I love you", or how much they long to hear those words.
Bigots don’t have to right to demand “proof” of my competence, especially when they are dismissing my humanity by talking about me, without me. I demand respect.