If you’re even marginally involved in the greater autism community, then you probably know that our community is as polarized as American politics. We tend to get so caught up in the how that we fail to see that, when it comes right down to it, most of us want the same things.
We want people with autism—both as children and as adults—to be able to live happy, healthy, fulfilling lives.
If you recognize this similarity, if you agree that this is the real goal of everything you do, then why not reach across the aisle and cooperate with others who want the same thing?
We can work together. We can achieve our common goals. We can find ways to compromise so that we can share a vision of the reality we seek.
We can, because we have to. If we don’t, we’ll fail.
It’s as simple as that.