About Autistic Pride Day

What is Autistic Pride Day?

Autistic Pride Day is an annual celebration that takes place on June 18th. It’s a day where we get to show off and celebrate our unique Autistic identity and all the amazing things we bring to the world.

The first Autistic Pride Day started in the early 2000s, and it’s been growing in popularity ever since. The day is all about promoting acceptance and understanding of neurodiversity, and challenging the idea that autism is something that needs to be cured.

Autistic Pride Day is really important because it gives us a chance to come together as a community, share our experiences, and support each other. We celebrate with all kinds of awesome events, like rallies, marches, and art exhibitions, which help raise awareness about autism and promote inclusion of autistic people in society.

While the official date for Autistic Pride Day is June 18th, we can celebrate our awesome selves and the awesome Autistic community anytime we want! So if you’re Autistic, get involved and show the world how amazing you are. And if you’re not Autistic, show your support and spread the word about the importance of acceptance and inclusion for autistic individuals.

Autistic Pride Day is all about celebrating our unique identity and the diversity of the human experience. Let’s embrace our differences, promote understanding, and make the world a more accepting and inclusive place for everyone.

Young girl with a red flower in her hair looking forward towards the screen and with a straight face.

An Autistic-led initiative


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