“Many autistic people strongly dislike the puzzle piece as a symbol for autism..” writes Paula Jessop, Altogether Autism’s former autistic advisor. The puzzle piece was originally used by the National Autism Society in UK as a symbol for autism. It also was used by an organization here in America, Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks was continuously used in very big Autism Awareness campaigns in America, leading to the puzzle piece being adopted as “the symbol” for autism.
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