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Autistic-Led Programs for Children and Young People

Session 1

We are beyond thrilled to share our very first video with all of you! On June 18, something truly special took place right here in Melbourne – Australia’s First Autistic Pride Day Symposium! And let us tell you, it was an absolute blast! One of the highlights of the day was the “Autistic Lead Programs for Children and Young People” panel. Matthew Harrison, Rebecca Mccash, Jess Rowlings, and Chris Varney, along with our incredible host Kyriakos Gold, led an inspiring discussion about the significance of autistic-led programs for children and young people. We explored various strategies for empowerment, growth, and support in educational and social settings.

The panellists shared their valuable insights, experiences, and expertise, making it an enlightening and heartwarming session. This session marks the beginning of our journey towards promoting Autistic Pride and fostering inclusion. We’re so grateful to have you all with us, and we can’t wait to bring you more exciting content and events in the future. If you haven’t already, don’t forget to hit that subscribe button and join our community. Together, we can continue to empower autistic children and youth, celebrate diversity, and make a positive impact in the world.

Autistic Economic Inclusion & Self-determination

Session 2

We are thrilled to continue our journey of empowerment and celebration with you!

We now dive into the “Autistic Economic Inclusion & Self-determination in the Social Enterprise Sector” panel! Join us for an inspiring discussion led by the brilliant Dr. Sharon Zivkovic, Roo Harris, Michelle Ridsdale, and Will Rosewarne. Our amazing host, Kyriakos Gold, will guide us as we explore the potential of autistic entrepreneurs in the social enterprise world.

This panel is all about sharing success stories, breaking barriers to entry, and discovering the myriad of resources and opportunities for economic inclusion. Together, we’ll celebrate the incredible journeys and insights of these trailblazers, making this session an enlightening and heartwarming experience.

Understanding Neurodiversity through Neurodiverse Practition

Session 3

We’re back with yet another enlightening session from our Autistic Pride Day Symposium in Melbourne.

This time, we’re all about “Understanding Neurodiversity through Neurodiverse Practitioners. Hosted by the insightful Dr. Judy Tang, we’ll be joined by Dr. Naomi Malone, Raelene Dundon, and Tamsin Jowett.

Together, they’ll share their personal and professional journeys, shedding light on the unique strengths and perspectives neurodivergent practitioners bring to their respective fields. This isn’t just a talk. It’s a deep dive into the lives of those who live and breathe neurodiversity every day. Join us for this candid discussion and embrace the beauty of diverse minds at work.