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Autism Travel with Ange

July 10, 2023
At AutismBC, we listen to the voices of our members and try to learn from them. We have created a series of guest blogs to […]

Jake Anthony, Stereotypes, and Advocacy

October 6, 2022
Why I Identify as a Person First I choose to identify as a person first (i.e. person with autism or individual on the spectrum). My autism […]

Self-acceptance as a late-diagnosed woman with Janette Bundic

May 18, 2023
Janette’s Story I identify as person first and then autism second. So, I prefer to be referred to as someone having autism or a woman […]

Northern BC Autism Resources

February 21, 2024
AutismBC is a provincial organization with four regions: Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Interior, and Northern. Each region has its own Regional Coordinator to help local […]

Jenny Story, Author and Animator

October 6, 2022
My Journey to Self-Appreciation I was diagnosed as autistic at the age of three. I knew I was different from the rest of my peers […]

Erica Mac aka Piano Punk

May 18, 2023
Content Warning: Identity, Diagnosis, Sexism My name is Erica Mac, aka. Piano Punk. My pronouns are complicated. I use she/her in my regular life because […]

Autism Glossary

June 16, 2023
Government Agencies MCFD: Ministry of Children & Family Development   CYSN: Children & Youth with Support Needs (branch of MCFD)     AIS: Autism Information Services   CLBC: Community Living BC   MoH: Ministry […]

Gender and autism: What the autistic community wants you to know

August 30, 2023
Many autistic people have experiences of gender beyond identifying with the sex they were assigned at birth. Here are more tips for allies.

Iris Gray: Autism, Pride, and Mental Health

October 7, 2022
My Mental Health Journey I am bisexual and autistic, diagnosed in 2005. I have been diagnosed with Depression (specifically Dysthymia) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Dysthymia […]

Noelle Smith: Meditation and Mental Health

May 18, 2023
Content Warning: Bullying, diagnosis, school, mental health, suicide attempts “The Journey to Myself Through Yoga.” Hello, My name is Noelle Smith and I would like […]

3 Tips to Become Stigma-Free around Mental Health

April 24, 2023
Hello! My name is Madeleine and I work for the Stigma-Free Society. We are a Canadian charity that aims to reduce stigmas of all kinds […]

Juliani’s Journey on being Autistic and of Asian Descent

October 7, 2022
How do you prefer to identify? (i.e. individual on the spectrum, autistic, person with autism) That’s a good question. I have never thought about this. […]
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