Tag: Autistic UK

2017; A Fresh Start for me.

(This originally began as a thread of Tweets on Twitter, but I’ve decided to turn it into a blog post. It has been edited slightly in order to make it easier to read, but the link to the original thread is https://twitter.com/ryanhendry94/status/946312392480382977 )   2017 has been a rather interesting year for me, for various

Autism NI; what’s the deal?

So, once again, Autism NI are in the headlines again, and not for a good reason. And, unsurprisingly, it is YET ANOTHER dispute over money. This is the latest in a long, long line of gaffes by this charity that purports to represent and advocate for “the Autism Community in Northern Ireland”. I’m going to

Autistic UK Statement regarding the Daily Mail article, “Are autistic people at risk of being radicalised?” (23 June 2017)

Autistic UK would like to make a statement about some of the comments made in the Daily Mail article, “Are autistic people at risk of being radicalised?” (23 June 2017)   Autistic UK is deeply concerned that the Daily Mail’s headline has had the effect of drawing a connection between Autism and terrorist actions. We

Autistic UK

I’m delighted to be able to announce that last Sunday I was co-opted onto the Autistic UK Committee. For those of you who haven’t heard of Autistic UK, they are an organisation who campaign for the rights of Autistic Individuals in the UK. The role of Autistic UK isn’t to represent the views of the