Senator Hughes doubles down on Morrison’s comments and takes aim at Autistic adults – again.
“Jenny and I have been blessed; we’ve got two children that don’t – haven’t had to go through that” Scott Morrison’s attempt at sympathy was really a self-focused account ofread more
Autistic Self Advocacy Peak Body Welcomes Labor Commitment to National Autism Strategy and NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) overhaul.
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand welcomes the announcement today from Bill Shorten that Labor commits to a National Autism Strategy informed by the findings ofread more
Sensory Bliss – Poem by Gowan Daisy Ditchburn
Gowan Daisy Ditchburn (they/them) shared the poem below for International Autistics Speaking Day. Gowan wrote "While often we discuss sensory overload, for very good reasons, I wanted to do somethingread more
International Autisics Speaking Day 2021
If you have ever wondered about where this day began, blogger Fierce Autie has written a post describing the history of International Autistics Speaking Day. Read their blog post here:read more
International Day of People With Disability 2021
In 2021, the theme for International Day of People With Disability is Fighting for Rights in the Post-COVID Era. ASAN-AUNZ Project Officer Tammy McGowan shares her thoughts on leadership inread more
The Disability Royal Commission
In 2020 we asked Autistic people what they wanted to know about the Disability Royal Commission - these are the results of our survey. In response we created an episoderead more
International Autistics Speaking Day
November 1st 2021 It is time to listen to Autistics Autism has had many 'awareness' days invented to try to draw attention to the needs of Autistic people. Some ofread more
Autistic Australians call for Sen. Hughes’ disqualification from the Select Committee on Autism
MEDIA RELEASE 25th AUGUST 2021 Autistic Australians call for Sen. Hughes’ disqualification from the Select Committee on Autism Senator Hollie Hughes’ recent statement to the Australian Senate (Hansard, 24/08/2021) provides furtherread more