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Surfing the Spectrum offers beach therapy as a respite to COVID stresses for young people with autism

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
December 13 2021 - 11:00pm

IT sold out in an hour, and the smiles at Lake Macquarie's first Surfing the Spectrum event since COVID lockdowns made it clear why.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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