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Welcome to Aspire - Aspect's blog featuring blogs from Aspect staff and others in the autism community. The views expressed in this blog are those of the writer and not necessarily those of Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect). To be considered as a guest blogger on Aspire, please send a brief outline of your topic and your credentials to Aspect via the Contact Us page.

  • Emperor and a Gentlemen 2: Diversity Boogaloo Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 23/06/2016

    This week on the blog thomas talks about his adventures in Supanova! He also talks about being in the Diversity panel in one of Supanova's Seminars

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  • Lessons Learned! Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 16/06/2016

    This Week on the blog Thomas Goes back through his past 25 years living on planet earth and what thinks about what lessons he has learned

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  • Working Class Part 3: Do or Do not Advocate, There Is No Try Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 29/03/2016

    This week on the blog Thomas talks about advocating in the workplace and what it means to advocate, some say it is about talking about your disability, but you would be surprised what it really is about. 

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  • Lord of the blogs: The Return of the Aspie! Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 14/03/2016

    Guess who's back! Thomas returns to the web waves with a blog on self confidence and what are some strategies you can use to build it up. 

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  • Visual communication: from research to practice Author: Anonymous Date posted: 28/01/2016

    We regularly recommend visual communication strategies because people on the spectrum often have strengths in visual learning. This is especially important in our work through Aspect Positive Behaviour Support where communication can replace challenging behaviour.

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  • Neurodiversity and looking through the lens Author: Anonymous Date posted: 14/12/2015

    Guest blogger Amy Smith discusses the concept of neurodiversity and how this often misunderstood model plays a key role in helping people on the autism spectrum, their neurotypical loved ones, and organisations like Aspect in providing assistance and support.

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  • Why ‘no’ is a choice Author: Tom Tutton Date posted: 01/09/2015

    Everyday people make choices, big and small, trivial and life-changing. Choices vary from whether or not to eat a double -coated chocolate biscuit, what movie to see, career or study options, and starting or ending relationships. In fact, researchers, conference speakers and book authors interested in how decisions are made, point out that there is often too much choice in our everyday lives.

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  • Mentors: the Knowledge Maker Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 11/06/2015

    today on the blog Thomas talks about mentoring and how it can benefit lives. 

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  • An Eventful Life! Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 24/04/2015

    This month on the blog Thomas talks about the recent events that went on at Aspect. From World Autism Awareness Day to the Recognition Awards, it has been almost like a rollercoaster ride!

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  • A Spectrum Of Colour Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 01/04/2015

    Happy April everyone! Today Thomas comes to you all with a poem, signifying what the 2nd of april is all about, the question is, what could it be?

     

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