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This meme is an example of Autistic co-opting, appropriation and erasure.
Actual basic available options:
- Autisic parent of Autistics.
- Neurotypical parent of Autistics.
I am an Autistic mom to 2 Autistic kiddos and 1 Neurotypical kiddo.
Terms like Autism family, autism parent, autism dad and autism mom — NO. That’s co-opting and erasure.
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