Perhaps The Australian Newspaper should axe Angela Shanahan

By Tessa Moodie – Neurodiversity Goddess  Response to The Australian newspaper’s article proposing the NDIS be axed for autistic people on 26th May, 2018 This article has outdated statistics, half-baked assumptions and incites ableist views about autistic people and their very real need for support in Australia. Firstly, the prevalence of autism is no longer…

NDIS Secretly Reduces Support for Autistic People

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is outraged that without notice or announcement from the NDIS the criteria for funding supports for autistic people have become more stringent. Autism Spectrum Disorder Level 2, a lifelong condition with significant communication and daily living impairments, will no longer be funded under the List A (likely acceptance) disability…