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I CAN Story: Kaithy Zhang

I was firstborn daughter of a biomedical engineer and a primary school teacher. The first 9 years of my life were spent growing up in an industrial city in a third-world country. I never felt like I belonged to this world, one of tall buildings, covered in smoke, with such a

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It’s AWElmost AWEgust

Last year, we launched our first ever AWEgust for AWEtism campaign, where participants took on a monthly challenge to raise funds for our various programs that support young people on the Autism Spectrum. I remember it well; I gave up coffee for a month, and as a result spent 31

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Walking the walk

Dust off your hiking boots! On the 25th of June, Autism Walk 2016 will be held at Kangaroo Flat, Bendigo. From 7am to 5pm, (official launch at 10am for not-so-early risers!) participants will be walking non-stop to raise awareness and funds. Your donations will help I CAN Network to reach

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Spectrum Showcase: “Colours” by Amanda Witt

G’day! In this edition of Spectrum Showcase, we have an exploration of visual processing, with a piece of music “translated” into words and imagery by poet Amanda Witt. Many people on the spectrum have very visual imaginations, which can offer a fresh perspective on things that might not usually be

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Spectrum Showcase

The creativity of those on the spectrum never rests, and neither does our quest to share and celebrate it! This time around, we’re featuring a remarkable young artist named Teagan, whose works blends painting with collage. Check it out! Artist: Teagan Short, 25 Title: Goodnight “The bird & branch pieces

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It’s Albury exciting

Monday, the 9th of May. Evening. Cold as a penguin’s behind. With a tank full of petrol and bellies full of butterflies, myself (Editor in Chief Max Williams) and Chief Enabling Officer Chris Varney set off from Melbourne on a quest to the far off twin cities of Albury-Wodonga. Our

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Spectrum Showcase

Hello there, dear readers! It may have been a little while since our last Spectrum Showcase, but we haven’t been idle, and neither have the creative minds of the spectrum. Today we’re featuring a painting by the awesome and talented Matilda Rose Lumley. This particular piece was inspired by her

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April Abridged

Buenos dias, my fellow humanoids, and welcome back to Grapevine! We took a little break in April so as not to overlap with our Humans on the Autism Spectrum campaign, but now that’s finished, we’re back with a wrap-up of the many happenings that went down last month. First of

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Spectrum Showcase: “I Am” by Benjamin Giroux

Aloha lovely people, and welcome back to Spectrum Showcase! We have something very special for you all today; a truly marvellous poem by Benjamin Giroux, a 10 year old on the spectrum. I think you’ll all agree that with writing like this at the age of 10, the sky’s the

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