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Prejudice Wears Many Faces

Anti-autistic prejudice can be blatantly cruel, or so subtle that people may not realise they're doing it. This video talks of the fear that lies behind such prejudice and gives examples of both the obvious and the hidden forms of prejudice many autistic people live with every day.

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Autism is a way of being.


It's a collection of specific differences from commonly

perceived expectations of sensory perception,

information processing & expression, which is viewed

by external observers as differences in

behaviour & communication.

Autistamatic is here to help both autistic and non-autistic people

understand more about the lives, challenges and above all 
potential of autistic people in society today.

Join us as we explore our many coloured minds...


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Autism is easy to explain...isn't it? The internet is full of descriptions of autism from charities, medical companies, health authorities and academics, but hardly any of them have had any input from a single autistic person.

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