Media Release

For immediate release – 25.4.20 Bleach, Autism and Why Trump’s Comments Should Terrify the World. THIS week, US President Donald Trump held an extraordinary interview. He questioned whether injecting people with ‘disinfectants’ and exposing patients’ bodies to UV light could help treat the coronavirus. The news went viral. People were bewildered, amused and horrified that…

Autistic Pride Day Inaugural Podcast

Podcast Transcript KA: Welcome to the Autistic Self-Advocast, brought to you by the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand. Hello. My name is Katharine Annear, your host for the Autistic Self-Advocast. Today we celebrate Autistic Pride Day, and welcome Autistic self-advocate, Shadia Hancock. Hello, Shadia Hancock, who is nineteen years of age, who…

Put a Bolt in it Andrew!

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand applauds the Press Council’s finding that Andrew Bolt breached their standards through words calculated to cause or contribute to “substantial offence, distress or prejudice, or a substantial risk to health or safety”. Bolt published a response to the finding in the Herald Sun on Wednesday. …