What is Neurodiversity?

The Neurodiversity model of autism was originated by autistic advocate and author, Judy Singer, in response to the dehumanising and pathologising model used in much of medical and psychological practice. It asserts that Autism is a part of natural neurodiversity and...

10 Things ER Staffers Should Know About Autism

An article written by a friend, Jeanette Purkis – a powerful voice in the Australian Autism Community.A woman on the autism spectrum lists 10 things emergency room staffers should know about autism. Source: 10 Things ER Staffers Should Know About...

A note on language

You may notice, if you know to look for it, that this site refers to ‘autistic people’, rather than ‘people with autism’.  This is a deliberate choice, although it runs counter to the standard practice in health, counselling and educational...