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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

School

A Life Illuminated

My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic. Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance

Challenges and discrimination for autistic children in school

The pure lack of knowledge and understanding of Autism has been the catalyst for teachers treating Scott with utter disrespect, neglect, and abuse. I am a teacher myself, and my husband is a manager in the health and disability sector. We have walked away from many meetings scratching our heads at the utter ignorance and inflexibility in attitudes and practices.

Allism Spectrum Disorders: A Parody

In prevailing literature, people on the autism spectrum have all of their traits, their behaviors, and even their very existence pathologized.  They are considered to

A Life Illuminated

My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic. Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance

Challenges and discrimination for autistic children in school

The pure lack of knowledge and understanding of Autism has been the catalyst for teachers treating Scott with utter disrespect, neglect, and abuse. I am a teacher myself, and my husband is a manager in the health and disability sector. We have walked away from many meetings scratching our heads at the utter ignorance and inflexibility in attitudes and practices.

Allism Spectrum Disorders: A Parody

In prevailing literature, people on the autism spectrum have all of their traits, their behaviors, and even their very existence pathologized.  They are considered to

A Life Illuminated

My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic. Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance

Challenges and discrimination for autistic children in school

The pure lack of knowledge and understanding of Autism has been the catalyst for teachers treating Scott with utter disrespect, neglect, and abuse. I am a teacher myself, and my husband is a manager in the health and disability sector. We have walked away from many meetings scratching our heads at the utter ignorance and inflexibility in attitudes and practices.

Allism Spectrum Disorders: A Parody

In prevailing literature, people on the autism spectrum have all of their traits, their behaviors, and even their very existence pathologized.  They are considered to