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World Autism Awareness Day: Belfast man tells of drive to be accepted as ‘me’ – Belfast Live

On World Autism Awareness Day, we hear from 23-year-old Ryan Hendry who works for Autistic UK Source: World Autism Awareness Day: Belfast man tells of drive to be accepted as ‘me’ – Belfast Live

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#AutismIs hashtag on Twitter

Source: #AutismIs hashtag on Twitter

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To the people who don’t know that I am autistic – Understanding Autistics

I am autistic. A lot of you will not have realised this, and it hasn’t really been that important that you knew until recently. By the way, Eminem, Bill Gates, Alan Turing, Daryl Hannah, Albe… Source: To the people who don’t know that I am autistic – Understanding Autistics

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How YOU Can Support the Actually Autistic Community During Autism Acceptance Month – Neurodivergent Rebel

A short video talking about how YOU can help / be an ally to the #actuallyautistic community this April. Source: How YOU Can Support the Actually Autistic Community During Autism Acceptance Month – Neurodivergent Rebel

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Autism Awareness vs Autism Acceptance | Queerly Autistic

‘Autism Awareness’ has been created without autistic people, and even though the door is being nudged open to let us in, we’re still stuck at the back of the room whilst the rich … Source: Autism Awareness vs Autism Acceptance | Queerly Autistic

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The irony of parent-blaming – Paula Sanchez

There is near universal agreement among autism academics that inadequate parenting does not cause autism, yet the legacy of psychoanalytic, parent-blaming theories of autism remains. The enormous p… Source: The irony of parent-blaming – Paula Sanchez

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Spoken Word Activist Reads Growing Up Autistic Pt 1 & Pt 2 | LiveStream YouTube

Getting Ready To Live Stream | Growing Up Autistic Pt 1 and Pt 2 with Eve Reiland 😉