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Aly Laube

July 21, 2022
Aly Laube is an AutismBC content collaborator and a late-diagnosed autistic person. In this blog, they share their experience “coming out” as autistic.

Nic Carper

June 20, 2022
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 14, 2022
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

April 1, 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 […]

What is the Relationship Between Feminism and Autism?

March 7, 2022
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

June 11, 2021
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 […]

What the autistic community wants you to know about Autism and Gender Identity

June 1, 2021
Autistic and LGBTQ+ The autism community has a large and diverse representation within it, including a large number of people within the greater LGBTQ+ community. […]

Iris Gray: Autism, Pride, and Mental Health

May 30, 2021
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

December 4, 2020
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

July 10, 2020
“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

June 12, 2020
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

March 16, 2020
 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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