: We Can’t Address Disability WIthout Addressing Race. Here’s Why | 2020

 by Lydia X. Z. Brown, autistic attorney and disability justice advocate.

Like many autistic women and nonbinary people of color, I didn’t find out I was autistic until many years after the average white autistic man usually does in early childhood. I was 13 instead of 3, and that’s still actually quite early compared to many other autistic people of color. Some do not get diagnosed until late adulthood.

Source: We Can’t Address Disability WIthout Addressing Race. Here’s Why


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