In this special guest blog, non-speaking advocate, Tim Chan, reflects on the challenges of growing up Autistic without traditional communication, and of making sense of the world and his role in it.
- June 02, 2020
Join Autistic advocate, Anna Cristina, of The Autistic Realm Australia and Positively Pink, as she explores the fundamentals of Autistic wellbeing and thriving.
- Position statements
- February 12, 2020
As an organisation, Reframing Autism has grave concerns about the provision of any therapy or intervention which “normalises” Autistic people or suppresses intrinsic Autistic behaviours. Read our full position statement on therapies, including ABA and EIBIs here.
- October 19, 2019
Play is synonymous with enjoyment: it implies engagement, fun, immersion. The definition does not — and I say again, emphatically NOT — prescribe what play is. It describes the feeling that we experience when we play (enjoyment); it does not prescribe what activities constitute ‘play’.
- October 15, 2018
There is no doubt that parents are busy. The struggle of the juggle is real. Work, domestics, parenting … they all very often result in parents being stretched too thinly. Let’s face it, it makes me exhausted just thinking about the never-ending rotation of cooking, cleaning, washing, groceries, ironing, not to mention the diplomacy required to negotiate the tricky business of sibling interactions, or the extra-curricular routines that require a dedicated taxi service, or the day-to-day skirmish required to achieve clean bodies, hygienic teeth, full tummies.