'Many autistic girls and women are not receiving the supports and services they need and are at increased risk of abuse, financial hardship and isolation.'
- by Clem Bastow
A clinical psychologist formerly employed by the WA Department of Communities has warned the department is breaking its own code of conduct.
- by Daile Cross
Hers was not the first phone call I’d received like this, but it was the first one I’d taken from a complete stranger.
- by Bernadette Morley
WA researchers hope fill a gap for autism early intervention services in an Australian-first trial.
- by Hamish Hastie
"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
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
Plus, Nikki Ayers found rowing after 16 operations.
- by Doug Dingwall
An ex-FaCS worker has confessed to verbally abusing and threatening an autistic, non-verbal boy he was looking after at a government-run respite care centre.
- by Shannon Tonkin
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
Trials have already shown promising results, but is reading other people’s emotions always all it’s cracked up to be?
- by Aisha Dow