- Research summaries
- August 24, 2022
In this research, published in 2022, researchers set out to discover how Autistic people use camouflaging to cope within a largely neurotypical world. The study is the first to show how Autistic people use a range of camouflaging behaviours to cope when in conversation with someone. Knowing this information helps people to understand how to improve social outcomes for Autistic people, and to reduce prejudice and discrimination.
- July 29, 2022
In this webinar, Marion McLaughlin and Flick Goodhall discuss the power of Autistic storytelling. Video Transcript Marion – Hi, everyone, and welcome to our webinar on “Autistic Storytelling,” and thank you so much to Reframing Autism for giving us this lovely opportunity. We’d like to introduce ourselves, let you know who it is that you’re […]
- Position statements
- July 26, 2022
We have recently updated our position statement on therapies and interventions given new evidence and research. You can read our updated statement here.
- July 21, 2022
Whether you’ve had a “light bulb” moment when reading of other Autistics’ lived experiences or have realised that you share an uncanny number of characteristics with your Autistic child – Welcome! from a community of people who will understand and accept you for who you are. But what do you do next?
- July 06, 2022
Have you ever wondered how to articulate your needs at work? In this enlightening guest blog, Autistic Lawyer, Justine Field shares how she learned to advocate for her rights in a workplace environment full of practices, processes and attitudes that are shaped to fit the needs of neurotypical people.
- Easy English documents
- June 27, 2022
An Easy English version of our “Position Statement on Autistic Communication”, produced by Scope (Aust) Ltd.
- June 18, 2022
“We are taught, intentionally or unintentionally, to think that disability is a bad thing. From teasing at school, gung-ho attitudes to capability, and media displays of inspiration porn, right down to lacklustre workplace accommodations and social stereotyping, we are taught that disability is somehow not okay. In truth, this is BS,” writes Esme Jay aka Pixie’s Big Why.
- June 08, 2022
Founder of Finding Autism, Amy Cramb, shares the ‘sweet spot’ that can be found when an Autistic person and their non-Autistic partner meet each other halfway: “If both sides work their way up the wall through compromise and acceptance, they can meet at the top – the halfway point – where true connection, understanding, and even love, can arise.”
- May 26, 2022
Ahead of our Symposium on Autistic Relationships, we’re exploring the magnetic attraction of neurodivergent love. We interviewed the Director of Studio Misfits, Chloe, and her husband, LGBTQIA+ and mental health advocate Riley, on the benefits of being similarly (and differently) neurodivergent.
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