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Category: Blogs

  • One year on Facebook!

    One year on Facebook!

    One year ago, Reframing Autism’s Facebook page was born. Join Ginny Grant, as she reminisces about the year that was, and recounts Reframing Autism’s highlights from the last year.

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  • Divergent love: Navigating love and relationships as an Autistic adult

    Divergent love: Navigating love and relationships as an Autistic adult

    What constitutes a successful relationship when you’re Autistic and in love? Join guest blogger, Stevie Lang, as they explore some key elements of having a healthy and happy relationship.

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  • Atypical anorexia: Facing an eating disorder, Autistically

    Atypical anorexia: Facing an eating disorder, Autistically

    A powerful and poignant blog by Reframing Autism’s Ginny Grant about her journey to face and recover from atypical anorexia as an Autistic woman.

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  • Autistic enough: The story of a multiply neurodivergent OT

    Autistic enough: The story of a multiply neurodivergent OT

    Clare Keogh, an Autistic and multiply neurodivergent OT, reflects on her journey to embrace her identity and how that informs her work with Autistic children.

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  • Autistic celebration

    Autistic celebration

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    • February 02, 2020

    My Autism was my protector, my guardian, my shield. It was the part of me that filled me with joy, that satisfied me and made me content, that sheltered me. Autism was my friend, my companion, a bubble within which I could just be.

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  • The beauty of my Autism

    The beauty of my Autism

    Autism acceptance is not about denying the challenges. But… it requires you to look for – and then to see, truly and genuinely – the beauty and joy of and in Autism. Because it is there to see, if you care to look.

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  • Joy with no surprises. Or, one family’s journey to a Merry Christmas.

    Joy with no surprises. Or, one family’s journey to a Merry Christmas.

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    • December 07, 2019

    This Christmas, put aside traditions and preconceived ideas of what Christmas “should” look like, and let your child lead. Make new traditions… Find new ways of being joyful. And never let the pressure of expectation ruin the beauty of your family’s unique way of being together.

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  • The importance of parents

    The importance of parents

    • Blogs
    • December 01, 2019

    “With their [parents’] love, support and advocacy, we learn to value ourselves and different ways of being.” Read the impassioned insights of Tim Chan, delivered at Reframing Autism’s official stakeholder launch, NSW Parliament House, 28 November 2019.

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  • Reframing Autism: Why, what, how?

    Reframing Autism: Why, what, how?

    • Blogs
    • December 01, 2019

    “We implore you to support our organisation to continue our work changing lives.” Read Melanie Heyworth’s full speech, delivered at Reframing Autism’s official stakeholder launch, NSW Parliament House, 28 November 2019.

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