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Thomas Kuzma

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  • Why My Dad is an Autism Hero Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 20/09/2018

    in this blog, Thomas talks about how important his father is to his life, what autism means in today's society and why we need to do better.

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  • Ever wondered why autistic people find a home in pop culture? Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 29/03/2018

    HAve you ever wondered what made Symmetra fantastic? or what makes Conventions so appealing to people on the spectrum? Thomas Kuzma has these answers on his latest article. 

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  • #MeToo - relationships, trust and consent Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 14/02/2018

    My name is Thomas Kuzma and I’m here  today with my good friends Emma Gallagher and Amy Smith. We’re talking about the #metoo movement, relationships and consent.

    THOMAS: The #metoo movement has recently made the world ask itself questions about consent. What we haven’t heard however is the autism side of this matter. Speaking from your experience, what does #metoo mean to the two of you and others on the spectrum?

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  • How The Last Jedi and Pokemon Taught Me to Let Go Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 24/01/2018

    When you live on the autism spectrum, it is hard to let go of matters. It doesn't matter if it is a past love, someone bullying you or a waiter mistaking your order, these things happen. Thomas Kuzma goes into detail about how the latest Star Wars movie taught him to move on in life. 

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  • How The Last Jedi and Pokemon Taught Me to Let Go Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 24/01/2018

    When you live on the autism spectrum, it is hard to let go of matters. It doesn't matter if it is a past love, someone bullying you or a waiter mistaking your order, these things happen. Thomas Kuzma goes into detail about how the latest Star Wars movie taught him to move on in life. 

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  • ‘Researcher says : teachers intervene in bullying as little as 4% of the time’ Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 14/08/2017

    Bullying is a significant and common problem for kids on the spectrum.  When you are an autism advocate, you meet many people on the spectrum who have been bullied; and yes, I’ve been bullied too.  

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  • Holidays Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 07/04/2017

    Hey guys, happy World Autism Aawareness Month! I thought with shcool holidays upon us, you all would like to hear a conversation on autism and taking holidays! Well I’m sorry but I don’t run a podcast, however you can READ the conversation below. I speak with my good friend Kylie Ouvier, a lovely mother of 2 sons on the spectrum. You may have seen her kids, Ben and Nathan in the different brilliant video here.

    Let’s get down to it!

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  • Emotionally Excelled: How Odd Man Out Portrays the Introduction to Autism Well Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 02/03/2017

    This time on the blog Thomas talks about how he felt being an autism advisor for the recent play "Odd Man Out". He also talks about why you should go see it.

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  • Tommy's Little Gift to you this Christmas Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 15/12/2016

    Tis' the season to be jolly! Thomas talks about what christmas has been like over the past 25 years. He has some advice for the Aspies and Neurotypicals plus a little message or "gift" that he want's to impart with you all.

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  • Tommy K's Adventures: The South Coast Gala Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 17/11/2016

    Hey guys This time on the blog Thomas talks about his time MCing the South Coast Gala. There are celebrities, politicians and dancing! click the link to read more! 

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