Truth and Reconciliation Day
In honour of Truth and Reconciliation Day, our staff did some individual learning and had these takeaways to share. We encourage all settlers to take some time today to do some learning and reflect on the colonial history and present of our province.
Autism Acceptance Month 2022
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 […]
Autism and Pregnancy
Pronouns & language I guess if I had to choose, I go by she/her pronouns because it’s easiest and that’s usually what people default […]
What is the Relationship Between Feminism and Autism?
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 […]
How do I access supports for my Indigenous child in the North?
“I reside within a remote Indigenous community in Northern BC. Travel is challenging. There are no service providers flying into our area to provide services […]
Self-acceptance as a late-diagnosed woman with Janette Bundic
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 […]
Erica Mac aka Piano Punk
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
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
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 […]
Juliani’s Journey on being Autistic and of Asian Descent
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. […]
Girls are Autistic too
We are going to talk about Autistic Women and Girls. When you think of autism do girls and women come to mind? “Girls are less […]
Pride and AutismBC
“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 […]