Grapevine

Awetism Expo 2016

A student stands before a crowd of about forty people in a room at NAB Bank in Melbourne. Their voice climbs the silent air. Just months ago, this same student never uttered a word in class. Just being in a room with ten other students was an ordeal. Yet here

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I CAN Story: Liam Dow-Hall

I have been working hard ever since I was in primary school to overcome my challenges. I have mild Cerebral Palsy and High-Functioning Autism. When I was a baby I loved the piano so much that my parents adjusted my high chair so that I could play till I was

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Send us your stories!

Ahoy there, lovely humans! Here at Grapevine, our mission is to share the stories, strengths, and talents of people on the spectrum. We are always looking for new content, so if you have something to share with us, whether it be your experiences with school/University/the workplace/I CAN Network, or maybe

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My Experience in Italy: An Aspie Travelogue

By Lana Wheatfill, 15 From the 8th to the 30th of September I travelled to Italy with an organisation called Interchange, a disability support service. The weeks leading up to my trip were filled with excited anticipation as I waited eagerly for September 8th to come. I had even packed a

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Spectrum Showcase: Michelle Worsley

Buenos Dias amigos! It’s time for yet another Spectrum Showcase, and this time we’re sharing the wise words of Michelle Worsley, one of our mentors, and a remarkable individual of many talents. Enjoy! “We may think we are merely a singular needle in a haystack, but instead we are the

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A (not so) Trivial Event

G’day, cobbers! If there’s one thing a lot of us on the spectrum are great at, it’s retaining massive amounts of info and trivia, and you never know when that might come in handy. For example, next Friday, (the 7th) I CAN Network is holding a Trivia Night at the

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Spectrum Showcase: Prue Stevenson

Aloha fellow earthlings, it’s your friendly neighbourhood Editor Max Williams here. One of the coolest things about my job at I CAN Network is that I get to meet so many remarkable individuals with such diverse and extraordinary talents. Today, it is my privilege to present one such individual; Ms

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Spectrum Showcase: Juliet Callow

Ahoy me hearties! Trim the sails and haul anchor, it’s time to sail the Spectrum Seas once more! This week, we’re showcasing the work of an up-and-coming writer, Ms Juliet Callow, who was also kind enough to grant us an exclusive interview, which you’ll find if you keep scrolling after

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Professional Development Day: Leveraging the Strengths of Autism

On Friday the 25th of November 2016, primary/secondary/TAFE teachers and educational support staff are invited to an exciting professional development experience themed on ‘Leveraging the Strengths of the Autism Spectrum’. The I CAN Network is uniquely placed to facilitate discussion on this subject, because our team channels the strengths of 40

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I CAN Story: Mathew Townsend

In this week’s edition of Grapevine, we’re sharing the story of yet another remarkable young person on the spectrum, who overcame the challenges of tertiary education to gain his degree. Take it away, Mathew! – Max Williams, Editor in Chief How I overcame my obstacles and challenges to obtain my

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