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May is Mental Health Month. The Art of Autism throughout May would like to focus on stories about those with dual diagnoses. By Jeanette Purkis I have a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Condition and atypical schizophrenia. In my 42 years I have accessed a large number of publicly and privately funde…
02.05.2017 · From The Art of Autism
March is Women’s History Month. This week The Art of Autism is featuring 21 women on the autism spectrum who are making a difference. This is part 2 of a 3 part series. Read Part 1 and Part 3. The Art of Autism is grateful for the many autistic women who contribute to a better understandi…
09.03.2017 · From The Art of Autism
March is Women’s History Month, March 8 is International Women’s Day, and the week of March 6 is Women’s Week. Yesterday we featured six women on the spectrum . This is part 2 of a 3 part series. The Art of Autism is grateful for the many autistic women who contribute to a better …
08.03.2017 · From The Art of Autism
Have a favorite autism blog? You can vote for your favorite autism blog – magazine style here. Here’s our list of nominees so far for favorite female blogger. Want to learn more about being female and autistic? Check out these blogs and vote today! (function(d, s, id){ var js, …
29.12.2016 · From The Art of Autism
I think we’ve developed a ‘patchwork’ sort of world in relation to Autism. By Jeanette Purkis I’ve been a diagnosed Autistic person for more than half my life. Here are some observations of where we were, where we are now and where we might be headed in terms of respect and Neurodiversity and other…
07.11.2016 · From The Art of Autism
How Autistic people experience the world is still not well understood by many mental health clinicians. As many Autistic adults – and particularly women – are undiagnosed, mental health clinicians may assume they communicate and behave like a non-Autistic person would in the same situati…
31.03.2016 · From The Art of Autism
Autistic people can find it very hard to break into the labor market. We might be extremely anxious about working or the job application process, have had a traumatic experience in the workplace, be very anxious around people or have low self-esteem. By Jeanette Purkis There are many reasons why peo…
15.03.2016 · From The Art of Autism