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I'm an autistic WA woman, and I reject 'quiet hour' at Coles
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Opinion

I'm an autistic WA woman, and I reject 'quiet hour' at Coles

"Coles, I reject your disrespect toward myself and my son, and the reinforcement from society we are not worthy of consideration all the time, at times convenient to us."

  • by Georgie Elle

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WA Coles stores turn down the volume to support customers with autism
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WA Coles stores turn down the volume to support customers with autism

As part of a program set to be rolled out nationwide, Coles stores have introduced a "quiet hour" to better help shoppers on the autism spectrum.

  • by Ryan Johnson
Canberra Now: Anger at euthanasia bill's defeat; and plans for the CSIRO site
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Canberra Now: Anger at euthanasia bill's defeat; and plans for the CSIRO site

Plus, Nikki Ayers found rowing after 16 operations.

  • by Doug Dingwall
60 Minutes taken to task for 'undignified' autism segment

60 Minutes taken to task for 'undignified' autism segment

The peak body for people on the autism spectrum has criticised 60 Minutes for showing confronting footage of an autistic boy acting violently towards his mother.

  • by Benjamin Millar