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Lessons we can learn from Autistic people this Autism Awareness Day | SBS Life

From honesty to appreciating silence, there are many life-enriching lessons we can learn from autistic people. Source: Lessons we can learn from Autistic people this Autism Awareness Day | SBS Life

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New Campaign Urges People To View Autism As A Difference Not A Disorder – Pretty 52

A new Scottish campaign encourages people to look at autism without stereotyping, but to look instead at the strengths autistic people bring Source: New Campaign Urges People To View Autism As A Difference Not A Disorder – Pretty 52

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why model jacquelyn jablonski launched her organization for adults with autism – i-D

In 2016, she founded her own nonprofit, Autism Tomorrow, to support people like her brother Tommy. Source: why model jacquelyn jablonski launched her organization for adults with autism – i-D

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‘A mother cries because her autistic son can’t come to my school in Vietnam’ | Society | The Guardian

My support centre for children with special needs has long waiting lists, overworked teachers and not enough funding Source: ‘A mother cries because her autistic son can’t come to my school in Vietnam’ | Society | The Guardian

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Quickshot – World Autism Month. Yay. – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

I’m stating the title rather sarcastically in my head. I mean, I think Autism Awareness, in the traditional sense, has already saturated the population. I mean, who asks “What is autism?” anymore? … Source: Quickshot – World Autism Month. Yay. – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

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Positive Policies not Pathologising Patronisation – Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

A response to the March 2019 Thinking Autism article: ‘What is wrong with The Labour Party’s “Autism Neurodiversity Manifesto” and autism identity politics?’ By Janine Booth on behalf o… Source: Positive Policies not Pathologising Patronisation – Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

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What is Executive Dysfunction? And how does it impact the life of those with an Autism Spectrum Condition? – Musings of a Trainee Battleaxe

The topic tonight is executive dysfunction. This is a common problem for those of us on the spectrum. I find it quite an annoying issue. I don’t get anything done properly when I’m dysf… Source: What is Executive Dysfunction? And how does it impact the life of those with an Autism Spectrum Condition? – Musings […]