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Autism Acceptance

Late Not Less: Why Late-Identified Autistic Adults Need More Support in BC

April 4, 2023
This Autism Acceptance Month, we’re profiling five autistic adults who received a late diagnosis or are still struggling to access one. Here are the barriers that stand in their way.

Let’s Celebrate the Pros of Being Autistic

February 23, 2023
It can be easy to forget the upsides of being autistic when confronted with so much media that focuses on the negatives. But the pros, not just the cons, deserve to be recognized and celebrated not just by autistic people, but also by allies and professionals.  

10 Ways to Better Support Autistic Employees

June 20, 2023
We asked our autistic content creator Aly Laube to share some advice on how managers can better support autistic employees.

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 […]

Why does the language we use to talk about autism matter?

May 18, 2023
In 1997, when I was four years old, doctors at Sunny Hill Hospital gave me the diagnosis “high-functioning autism, as well as having traits of […]

Autism Acceptance Month 2021

October 7, 2022
Watch our Trailer: Part 1: The Diverse Spectrum Part 2: Unlearn. Autism. Stereotypes Part 3: Being Autistic Part 4: Don’t Assume. Listen. Part 5: Support […]

April: Autism Awareness and Acceptance.

October 7, 2022
The poll results are in: April is now Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month! AutismBC’s mission is to empower, support, and connect the autism community in […]

Autism — A Mother’s Evolving Understanding

December 19, 2022
I remember clearly the first time someone said to me,      “What about autism?”      That question provoked in me burning anger, and a […]
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