• What makes Autistic women thrive in their career? Not quite fitting in.

    What makes Autistic women thrive in their career? Not quite fitting in.

    In this guest blog by Autistic researcher, Annette Eriksen, she shares with us her experience growing up and entering the workforce, and tackles the greater question of what makes Autistic women, not just survive, but thrive in their career.

    She writes of her hopes for her research to pave the way for more Autistic women to be able to work in a way that makes them, “thrive, contribute, and feel supported and able to be open about their Autism without fear of losing family, friends and work opportunities.”

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  • Kristy Forbes, Flourishing with Acceptance

    Kristy Forbes, Flourishing with Acceptance

    Originally aired at Reframing Autism’s 2021 Symposium on Autistic Flourishing: Acceptance, Authenticity, Autonomy, Australian-based Autism and neurodiversity support specialist Kristy Forbes’ presentation explores some of the key concepts around Autism acceptance, including damaging narratives, supporting the individual, Autistic culture and lifestyle, Autistic identity and challenging internalised ableism.

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  • Dr Melanie Heyworth, Triple A Rated Goals

    Dr Melanie Heyworth, Triple A Rated Goals

    In this video, originally released at Reframing Autism’s 2021 Symposium on Autistic Flourishing: Acceptance, Authenticity, Autonomy, Reframing Autism’s CEO and Autistic Autism researcher Melanie Heyworth reflects on the specific conditions that promote genuine, authentic, Autistic flourishing or happiness.

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  • McAlister Greiner Huynh, Flourishing in Education

    McAlister Greiner Huynh, Flourishing in Education

    In this presentation, first aired at Reframing Autism’s 2021 Symposium on Autistic Flourishing: Acceptance, Authenticity, Autonomy, McAlister Greiner Huynh, also known as The Neurodivergent Teacher, looks at how to help Autistic students to flourish as their authentic selves in their education by designing our classrooms, schools and places of learning with neurodiversity in mind.

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