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Sunday 3 April, 2016

Friday 22 August, 2014

Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism

What can be done to support people with autism in mainstream education? Three words: awareness, dialogue and openness.

Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Column: Autism certainly makes life harder – but diversity also makes societies flourish

This year, why not make a point of learning about autism? Look at people’s abilities instead of their disabilities, writes Adam Harris.

Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Column: To understand autism, try to climb into the shoes of someone with the condition

Stigma surrounding Autistic Spectrum conditions grows because the issue is not talked about enough in society. Tackling misunderstandings requires people to talk openly and honestly, writes Adam Harris.

Thursday 30 August, 2012

Column: ‘People speak to me like I’m ET’ – why social labelling is a problem

We need to change the way we view people with special needs, writes Adam Harris, who has Asperger Syndrome.