What can you do?

There are lots of ways to leave people out of the autistic community. You might be doing some of those things, but don’t worry! You can stop doing them. Here are some things you can try.

1: Pay attention to what you think, what you do, and how you treat other autistic people.

You might be doing things that leave people out. You might not mean to do them, and you may have never realized you were doing them. That is normal. Now that you know, you can stop doing them.

2: Look at your autistic communities and ask yourself who is missing.

Is everyone you follow on twitter white? Does your group only have men in it? Who are you missing? Figure out who is missing, and think about why and how they got left out. Then, you should try to fix those things.

3: Learn about ways to help everyone feel like they belong.

Talk to different kinds of people, and learn what makes them feel like they belong. Ask them where you can learn more. You can also learn more online. Lots of people are trying to learn more about these things, and there is always more to learn. It’s important to keep learning.