Although the discipline gap between Black and White students is well documented and the discipline gap between students with disabilities and those without has also been researched, the discipline gap between autistic students of color and White students has received very little attention. This essay asks educators to consider the ways in which autistic students of color exist in a specific cross section of double-discrimination and considers what can be done to reduce unconscious bias, including developing a broader and more diverse understanding of autistic culture.
"Seeing in Color: How Are Teachers Perceiving Our Diverse Autistic Students?,"
Ought: The Journal of Autistic Culture: Vol. 1
, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/ought/vol1/iss1/11