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Worldwide Autism Day: The view on autism is that you're broken, not a wonderful version of yourself

Worldwide Autism Day: The view of autism is that you're broken, not a wonderful version of yourself

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11.14 2 Apr 2022


Worldwide Autism Day: The view on autism is that you're broken, not a wonderful version of yourself


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11.14 2 Apr 2022


We need to shift our focus from awareness to acceptance for people with autism, so says Adam Harris – An autism awareness campaigner.  As tomorrow we’re celebrating Worldwide Autism Day, we ask what more should be done to give people with autism equal opportunities in our society.  Adam Harris- Founder and CEO of AaIAM.ie and Autistic advocate joined Anton on the show. 

Stefanie Preissner, an author, and showrunner also joined to discuss her own experience with being diagnosed with autism. 

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