30 Days of Autism Acceptance 2019
Rules: Answer the prompt of the day on your own separate post. You can answer as many or as few of these as you like. Answer with as much or as little detail as you wish. And tag your posts with the hashtag #30daysofautismacceptance. And make sure you tag it as #2019. Please help me spread this before the start of April!
April 1: Introduce yourself. Talk about who you are as a person.
April 2: Post a red instead selfie today!
April 3: Talk about what autism acceptance means to you.
April 4: What do you wish more people knew about autism?
April 5: Talk about how/when you were diagnosed. Alternatively, if you’re self-diagnosed, talk about how/when you realised you were autistic.
April 6: Talk about stimming. What does it mean to you? In what ways do you stim?
April 7: Talk about special interests. What does having special interests mean to you? Talk about your current special interests. Or talk about past special interests. What’s the most unusual special interest you’ve had?
April 8: Talk about ableism. Have you ever faced any ableism for being autistic?
April 9: Give a shoutout to your favorite autistic advocates/blogs.
April 10: Talk about your favorite autistic creators. The creator could be a youtuber, an artist, a musician, a writer, etc.
April 11: Talk about your support network. Are your family/friends supportive of you?
April 12: Discuss stereotypes. How do autism stereotypes negatively affect you? What are some stereotypes that you hate?
April 13: Discuss meltdowns/shutdowns. What are they like for you? How often do you have them? What helps you during a meltdown? What doesn’t help you?
April 14: Discuss relationships. How do you think being autistic has effected your relationships. It could be romantic relationships or platonic relationships.
April 15: Free day! Write about any topic you want!
April 16: Talk about sensory issues that you have. It could be touch, sound, etc.
April 17: Talk about your favorite canonical autistic character.
April 18: Talk about your autistic headcanons.
April 19: Discuss autism and bullying. Have you ever been bullied for your autistic traits?
April 20: Discuss identity. Do you prefer person first (person with autism) or identity first (autistic person) language? Why? Do you consider autism to be an important part of who you are?
April 21: Talk about school. How has being autistic affected your school experience (whether you’re currently in school or used to be in school)?
April 22: Discuss accommodations. Have you ever received accommodations in work or school? How have they helped you? If you haven’t, what accommodations would you like to receive?
April 23: Talk about stim toys. How many do you have? What’s your favorite stim toy? What stim toys do you wish you had?
April 24: Discuss routines. Do you generally have strict routines that you have to follow? Talk about what is part of your routine and when. What does it feel like when you can’t follow your routine?
April 25: How did you come to accept yourself as autistic? What was the biggest help for you in learning to accept yourself?
April 26: What have you learnt from the autistic community?
April 27: How did you feel about autism when you first found out you were autistic? How do you feel about it now?
April 28: Talk about things you struggle with as an autistic person. Why do you struggle with them? And what do you think could help you with the things you struggle with?
April 29: Talk about your strengths as an autistic person. What do you think your good at because of your autism?
April 30: Discuss autistic pride. What does autistic pride mean to you?