In this talk Dr Chloe Farahar, an Autistic academic, discusses the importance of moving away from a pathologised, medical “culture of autism” to the positive Autistic identity that can be found via Autistic culture, community, and space, demonstrating how this narrative switch improves wellbeing.
• Growing up Autistic
• What is “autism” and what is Autistic experience?
• Busting myths
• The “culture of autism” vs. Autistic Culture
• Fostering a positive Autistic identity via culture, community, and spaces for wellbeing
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