Freedom, Fear And Questions concerning Autism
Barking in the terrible terror that comes with being something so feared and hated.
Daring tremendous love for those who fear.
Healing tears for those who are in brutish pain.
Freedom from hurtful words about cures for being a part of the human race.
Help me so I can communicate.
Give me an education so I can learn.
Treat me as you want others to treat you.
Cheer me on.
Remind me of all I am capable of and focus on what hinders you, but don’t hurt me because I do not experience this world as you do.
We can learn from each other, but learning requires an open and willing mind. Too many have given us fear instead of hope.
Which, when, why, who, where – we ask.
We are all capable of being kinder, more compassionate, more loving to others and ourselves.
*A word from Ariane – Emma became very upset while writing this and began banging the table with her fists and then bit herself. When I asked if she was able to continue, she typed, “No. No more. No more.” – I asked her if she was okay with me adding this here. She typed, “yes.”