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This post originally written in April (the World Autism Awareness month) for Rumah Autis (a non-profit organization whose concern is to provide special education care for children with special needs especially from the less fortunate families).
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Within the last week, you may have noticed your favourite restaurant glowing an unusual blue. If you wondered why, you won’t be alone as I hadn’t even recognized the significance until I attended an event last Sunday which brought all the pieces of the puzzle together. 568 more words
As it’s World Autism Awareness Day I’d like to mention my own diagnosis of autism back in 2011.
I was fortunate to spot the signs earlier than many women my age (then, mid-thirties) might have done, back at that time when women’s autism was so under-researched, yet getting diagnosed was not a simple process. 1,302 more words
Yesterday marked the 10th World Autism Awareness Day. The United Nations, which passed a unanimous resolution in 2007 designating April 2nd for autism awareness, had Autonomy and Self-Determination as this year’s theme. 829 more words