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Sunday 3 April, 2016

Here are ten things you can do for people with autism that won't cost you a penny
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here are ten things you can do for people with autism that won't cost you a penny

Apr 3rd 2016, 2:15 PM 5,991 Views 48 Comments

“Having autism defines no one.”

Friday 22 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 316 Views 30 Comments

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
# Autism
# Autism

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 210 Views 42 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 2nd 2013, 4:00 PM 183 Views 22 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 391 Views 20 Comments

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