Discover the Neurodiversity Movement at the Albany Village Library

Coming to Albany Village Library: Display project and presentation by Autistic members of the neurodiversity movement Display project 13-21 July 2022. This project introduces the general public to Autistic culture – from the Autistic perspective- in non-pathologizing language. Presentation and Q&A There is a wealth of information and you will receive plenty of brain teasers.… Continue reading Discover the Neurodiversity Movement at the Albany Village Library

Autistic Communities at Manurewa Library

Coming to Manurewa Library: Display project and workshop Display project 22 June to 6 July 2022. This project introduces the general public to Autistic culture – from the Autistic perspective- in non-pathologizing language. Workshop The Neurodiversity Movement and Autistic AdvocacyTBA. There is a wealth of information and you will receive plenty of brain teasers. Come… Continue reading Autistic Communities at Manurewa Library

Autistic Communities in Public Libraries

Coming to Point Chevalier Library: Display project and workshop Display project 24 May to 9 June 2022. This project introduces the general public to Autistic culture – from the Autistic perspective- in non-pathologizing language. Workshop The Neurodiversity Movement and Autistic Advocacy9 June, 4pm, Point Chevalier Library. There is a wealth of information and you will… Continue reading Autistic Communities in Public Libraries

Countdown to a ban of all forms of conversion therapy

Today we have presented our submission to the government’s Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. From today we will start counting the days until all forms of conversion therapies are banned in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our hope is that this page will only need to be appended a few times with further activities to remind the… Continue reading Countdown to a ban of all forms of conversion therapy

Include all Conversion Therapies in Legislative Ban

Media release: 7 September 2021 Include all conversion therapies in legislative ban, says autistic community Although the government’s Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill is welcome progress, it should be extended to ban all conversion therapy in Aotearoa New Zealand, say members of the autistic community. In a submission to the Justice Select Committee, members from… Continue reading Include all Conversion Therapies in Legislative Ban

Te Hapori Whai Takiwātanga o Aotearoa

An initiative of the Autistic Collaboration Trust Te Hapori Whai Takiwātanga o Aotearoa (https://autismaotearoa.org) is a new website that is designed as an access point to the New Zealand Autistic Community. The autists who are curating and jointly developing the educational material and services of the website are involved in the neurodiversity movement. Most of… Continue reading Te Hapori Whai Takiwātanga o Aotearoa

Ban of conversion therapies

“Conversion therapies” are pseudoscientific practices of trying to change an individual’s behaviour to conform to the social expectations of a particular culture using psychological and physical interventions. Various jurisdictions around the world have passed laws against LGTBQIA+ conversion therapy. However, the same underlying techniques of coercion continue to be applied to young autistic children and… Continue reading Ban of conversion therapies

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