Theory of change

What is the logic behind our initiative?

The Autistic Pride Day initiative aims to promote acceptance and understanding of neurodiversity and challenge the stigma and discrimination faced by autistic individuals.

The initiative provides free resources to autistic individuals and their allies around the world to celebrate Autistic Pride Day and raise awareness about autism.

The theory of change for the Autistic Pride Day initiative is as follows:

Autistic Pride - Theory of Change steps
  1. Provide free resources: By providing free resources such as social media graphics, event guides, eLearning and informational materials, the initiative makes it easier for autistic individuals and allies to participate in Autistic Pride Day and promote awareness about autism.
  2. Increase awareness: By spreading the word about Autistic Pride Day and the importance of neurodiversity, the initiative aims to increase awareness and understanding of Autism in society. This can help challenge the stigma and discrimination that autistic individuals face and promote acceptance and inclusion.
  3. Foster a sense of community: Autistic Pride Day provides an opportunity for Autistic individuals to come together and celebrate their unique identity. By fostering a sense of community and belonging, the initiative can help reduce isolation and promote self-esteem and confidence.
  4. Encourage positive social change:By promoting acceptance and understanding of neurodiversity, the Autistic Pride Day initiative aims to encourage positive change in society. This can include changes in policies and practices that promote inclusion and support for autistic individuals, as well as changes in attitudes and beliefs about Autism.