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My community makes me proud to be Autistic every day. June 18th marks autistic pride day. This will be my first pride celebration. To celebrate I have gathered some of the words from my #ActuallyAutistic peers
Ten years ago, my mum enrolled me in Aspect’s Adult Community Services (ACS) program in Hawthorn, Victoria. I was diagnosed on the autism spectrum at age 14, and didn’t do well at school.
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This year our household celebrated our son Liam starting an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker. We never would have dreamt of this day almost 18 years ago, when at just 2 years old, he was diagnosed on the autism spectrum.
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From Lattes to Cappuccinos, our Aspect Central Coast high schoolers are brewing up a storm through a new work education and employment program, which aims to prepare students for a smooth transition into employment post-school.
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Did you hear the news? World Autism Awareness Day is now World Autism Understanding Day! Ya’ll are probably wondering, why the name change? Well, it’s pretty obvious; the vast majority of our society have heard of autism.
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Being ‘aware of autism’ implies having a certain knowledge of autism that states ‘autism exists’. It does not imply a need for understanding and this is pivotal to being able to action autism awareness into furthering promotion of autism and Autistic inclusion and wellness.
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Making the world more autism-friendly is not as hard as you think – all it can take is a shift in perspective. To help shed some light on this topic, we reached out to community leaders and autistic advocates to ask what they think.
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How me getting to grips with my daughters hair led me to think differently about my role as a parent, my daughter’s culture and why this is important in my work in autism.
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