Your hopes for the autism community for the next decade

December 30, 2019

As the decade comes to a close, we asked Autism Speaks Instagram followers what they hoped to see for the autism community over the next decade. Here are 10 inspiring hopes for the 2020’s:

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“Autism Acceptance. Also more kindness...a lot more!”

“Colleges/Universities that are autism-friendly and understanding and supportive.”

“How to effectively engage (with) the nonverbal community.”

“Sensory-friendly zones in public spaces!”

“I hope for all autistic kids around the world to have access to proper diagnosis, treatment, and therapies.” 

“More help for adults with autism. There’s not many programs/help when we are out of school.”

“Full integration into the community! Sensory/quiet rooms seen as normal”

“More awareness and more research.”

“More empathy, understanding and inclusion in the workforce and media.”

“A world where a child with disabilities is accepted and loved wherever they go.”

Together we can turn these hopes into a reality over the next decade! Click here for more information about what Autism Speaks is currently doing to achieve these goals.

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