Autism Advocate Elise Muller meets the Royals

First of all, I must apologise for the extreme lateness of this post, it’s been a hectic few months, but I figure better late than never! Those of you who have followed Grapevine for sometime will have heard of Elise Muller, but for those who haven’t, she’s a rising star

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Awetism Expo 2018: A one-day museum of wisdom

On the 16th of November, we held our fourth annual Awetism Expo; a day where we book out a space for Autistics to give presentations on their special interests and talents. This year’s lineup was as extraordinary as ever; we had a young man in Year 7 give a talk

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Guest Blog: Harnessing the Aspergian Mind (And Heart)

After reading a friend’s blog over two years ago, (“Asperger’s from the Inside”) I began to feel like pieces of a puzzle were clicking into place. I had just been through a very trying time dealing with people who kept dumping their problems on me, and I wondered why people

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CEO Chris Varney nominated as Australian of the Year

We are delighted to announce that our very own Chief Enabling Officer, Chris Varney, is a nominee for the 2019 Victorian Australian of the Year Awards. Chris’s vision of a Rethink on Autism, a shift from a deficits-focussed approach to a strengths-based one, has touched and benefitted the lives of

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Spectrum Celebrities: 5 famous Autistics

Greetings fellow mammals! As I CAN Network’s 5th birthday approaches, our Top 5 series continues here on Grapevine. Today we’ll be looking at some famous folks on the spectrum; enjoy! Daryl Hannah With a resume including classics such as Blade Runner and Kill Bill, Daryl’s acting career spans four decades.

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