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
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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