I too was bullied, and I still am as an adult. Nobody should have to be a victim of bullying. Bullying is unacceptable and wrong.
TW: bullying, abuse, rape, sexual assault, ableism, ABA
For some inexplicable reason, Autism Daily Newscast thought it would be a great idea to publish this article on the “perks” of bullying. Written by an “ABA instructor”, Karen Kabaki-Sisto. The irony of a professional bully writing about the perks of bullying is not lost on those of us at Parenting Autistic Children With Love & Acceptance either.
My trauma is not your teachable moment. My PTSD is not an opportunity for non-Autistic people to “learn” about “autism awareness”. And unlike what the author of this piece said to me on Twitter, it is not about using my “hurt” for strength.
Image: Twitter conversation between @wileyautlibrary, @chromesthesia and @karensisto
.@AutismDNews This is so irresponsible and horrifying. Kids do not benefit from being bullied! They develop PTSD and are traumatized!
@WileyAutLibrary @AutismDNews THANK YOU! Damn! Benefits from…
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