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Late-diagnosed autistic adulthood with Aly Laube

March 3, 2023
Aly Laube is an AutismBC content collaborator and a late-diagnosed autistic person. In this blog, they share their experience “coming out” as autistic.

Queerness, neurodivergence, and business with Nic Carper

March 31, 2023
This pride month, we’d like to highlight the many wonderful queer and neurodivergent people in our community. In this Connects, Nic shares with us his autism journey and the inspiration behind his jewelry business, Crow & Sparkle.

Creating Inclusive Queer Spaces

June 4, 2024
This pride month, we’d like to highlight the many autistic queer people in our community and challenge pride event organizers to think about accessibility.

Autism Acceptance Month 2022

May 18, 2023
Why is Intersectionality Important? In pop culture and on social media, autism looks like a white boy with high support needs. His autistic behaviours are […]

What is the Relationship Between Feminism and Autism?

March 7, 2023
A brief history of International Women’s Day International Women’s Day (IWD) began in 1911 as a cry for women’s labour and suffrage rights. Inspired by […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mac Walsh’s self-advocacy journey

May 18, 2023
How do you like to be identified? (i.e. Autistic, an individual living with autism, person on the spectrum, etc.)  I am 19. I identify as autistic […]

Pride and AutismBC

October 7, 2022
“In a fast-paced and diverse world, it can be easy to make a wrong turn. With no ill intent, you can suddenly find yourself being […]

Emma Smith and Pride

October 7, 2022
I strongly prefer identity-first language (i.e., Autistic person). To me, that is putting the person first, because autism informs every aspect of who I am. […]

SF Walker

October 7, 2022
 SF is a musician, home cook and lover of cats. SF has worked for the Pacific Autism Family Network since March 2016. She works as […]
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