Autism in the Context of Ableism: Culture, Identity, and Quality of Life

Ableism is the systematic discrimination against people with disabilities. It may be reflected through overt actions or through structures, unconscious prejudices or inaccessible systems that prevent the full involvement, inclusion and agency of people with disabilities. In the context of autism, ableism often takes the form of excluding Autistic people from positions of leadership, responsibility and decision-making in autism service-provision, research and policy contexts.

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WHERE: Online


  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 1:00–2:00 PM
  • Friday, October 5, 2018, 1:00–2:30 PM
  • Monday, October 29, 2018, 1:00–2:30 PM


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