So last year I took a class where, as a group, we had to plan, shoot and produce a video profile of someone.
My group chose Damielou Shavelle, a sensational musician/youtuber and the leader of #TeamPurple.
Our video got featured on Magnify Melbourne and I’m super proud of my group and myself.
So here it is:
I read a post today (the link is at the bottom of this post) by a girl named Emma.
Emma is autistic, but that doesn’t stop her from making her voice heard.
Her words were simultaneously beautiful and heartbreaking.
Autism Spectrum Australia defines Autism Spectrum Disorder (herein referred to as ASD) as “a lifelong developmental condition that affects, among other things, the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people.”
What they don’t discuss, however, is the bias exhibited by some individuals towards those who fall on the spectrum.
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