Subject: Reframing Autism

  • The Autistic Doctor: How finding my neurokin helped me to embrace my identity

    The Autistic Doctor: How finding my neurokin helped me to embrace my identity

    Following on from her captivating piece on Synaesthesia, Dr Penny Rowan writes of how stumbling on a little-known Facebook group of International Autistic Doctors and connecting with her neurokin gave her the strength to embrace her Autistic identity, and the motivation to challenge the discrimination that can exist in the medical profession.

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  • Amplified, Episode 3: Kathy Isaacs

    Amplified, Episode 3: Kathy Isaacs

    In this third episode Ginny Grant introduces Kathy Isaacs, an Autistic advocate and activist, Reframing Autism’s chairperson, and also a director of the charity, The Autistic Realm Australia.

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  • Amplified, Episode 2: Yenn Purkis

    Amplified, Episode 2: Yenn Purkis

    In the second episode Ginny Grant interviews Yenn Purkis, who is an Autistic and non-binary advocate, presenter, and author and co-author of 10 books.

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  • Amplified, Episode 1: Melanie Heyworth

    Amplified, Episode 1: Melanie Heyworth

    In this first episode Ginny Grant interviews Dr Melanie Heyworth, Reframing Autism’s founder and CEO, a self and systemic advocate for the Autistic community, a PhD candidate, and proud mother and educator to her three Autistic children.

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  • One year on Facebook!

    One year on Facebook!

    One year ago, Reframing Autism’s Facebook page was born. Join Ginny Grant, as she reminisces about the year that was, and recounts Reframing Autism’s highlights from the last year.

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  • Introducing the Reframing Autism team

    Introducing the Reframing Autism team

    Meet Mel, Ginny and Sophie, the Autistic team behind Reframing Autism’s operations and activities, and join us as we announce our new and fabulous project (while sharing a little bit about ourselves).

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  • The importance of parents

    The importance of parents

    • Blogs
    • December 01, 2019

    “With their [parents’] love, support and advocacy, we learn to value ourselves and different ways of being.” Read the impassioned insights of Tim Chan, delivered at Reframing Autism’s official stakeholder launch, NSW Parliament House, 28 November 2019.

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  • Reframing Autism: Why, what, how?

    Reframing Autism: Why, what, how?

    • Blogs
    • December 01, 2019

    “We implore you to support our organisation to continue our work changing lives.” Read Melanie Heyworth’s full speech, delivered at Reframing Autism’s official stakeholder launch, NSW Parliament House, 28 November 2019.

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  • Launch of Reframing Autism

    Launch of Reframing Autism

    On Saturday 26 October, Reframing Autism was launched at the Now and Next Family Conference. The following blog is the speech given by Reframing Autism’s CEO and founder, Dr Melanie Heyworth, at the launch.

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