Tag Archives: World Autism Awareness Day

And then there were two.

It’s World Autism Awareness Day (“WAAD”). I’m meant to be writing an insightful, amusing, or challenging blog post for you; I am, after-all, an autism blogger. At the very least, I’m meant to have written you that follow-up post about … Continue reading

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Where was Autism NZ on World Autism Awareness Day?

World Autism Awareness Day was on April 2nd. It’s come and gone, and you wouldn’t have known it even existed in New Zealand. I searched the following sites, for either written or video content: NZ Herald, Stuff.co.nz, Scoop.co.nz, as well … Continue reading

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101 on Autism Diversity, for Autism Awareness Day

Each year, on Autism Awareness Day, I try to go with a slightly different theme. In 2011 I did a piece based around how much I love my son, in 2012 I looked at the difference in awareness campaigns in … Continue reading

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Multicoloured Mayhem vs Light It Up Blue? Informing, Forming, and Responding to Public Opinion.

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World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) isn’t far off, and always manages to attract a fair amount of both attention and controversy. One of the most controversial aspects of the day (for the Autism community at least) is the way that … Continue reading

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I am aware

There’s been a lot of controversy about the worth of World Autism Awareness Day (and month), especially amongst those of us who raise awareness about autism everyday already by speaking and writing about it. I agree with a lot of … Continue reading

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