Corina Becker originated the idea for Autistics Speaking Day November 1, 2010, ad proposed the hashtag #AutisticsSpeakingDay. But that takes up 20 of the 140 characters in a tweet, so earlier today she proposed a shorter hashtag, #ASDay.
Even if you don't use Twitter, you can see what is going on by going to
- Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/pages/Autistics-Speaking-Day/162932960394619?ref=mf&v=wall
There is an allied twitter hashtag, #AutismShoutOut, which you can track at https://twitter.com/search?q=%23autismshoutout