Autistic people and their families often face angry stares, judgmental comments, or outright rejection. How does stigma affect them?Read More
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The autism community faces many barriers to full equity and inclusion in society. This could be from educational systems, to social stigma, to services, to employment. This collection of articles and webinars addresses some of these inequities.
In this recorded webinar, Dr. Brian Boyd discusses implicit racial bias and how it affects access to services in autism.Read More
SPARK wants to increase racial and ethnic diversity in autism research. Learn what it’s doing to reach communities that are underrepresented.Read More
In this recorded webinar, Dr. John Constantino talks about his research into the disparities in the timing of autism diagnoses.Read More
In this webinar, Leigh Ann Davis and Samantha Crane discuss individual strategies and system reforms that could increase the safety of individuals with autism when interacting with police and the criminal justice system. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More