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HUMANS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM – KITARNA

 “You can do this. You are awesome who you are.” Kitarna, a 17-year-old mentee in the Goulburn Murray (VIC) region, is changing the way her peers and community view Autism. Surrounded by negative narratives for years, she has rejected the naysayers and instead has embraced herself and those around her

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HUMANS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM – MADI KENNA

“I’m so glad I found the I CAN Network. It’s amazing to find so many people who are as passionate about Autism Acceptance as I am.” Since I CAN Network launched in 2013, several of our awesome I CAN mentees have gone on to paid employment as I CAN Mentors.

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HUMANS ON THE SPECTRUM – SAM ROSE

“I wanted to become an I CAN mentor so that I could be someone I needed when I was in high school.”  Since joining our team last year, Sam has become “that someone” for so many Autistic mentees by helping them feel understood, accepted and celebrated. Sam is also an

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Enabling Autistic Students Online: Tips For Teachers

Accessing and navigating online schooling can be more difficult for Autistic students. We hope these tips may help some students. They are not a formula and each student’s needs should be considered individually. Start with a timetable that is linear and straightforward without multiple options or instructions. Make it clear

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HUMANS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM – TIM CHAN

“I am excited to be part of the self-advocacy movement to drive Autism to a new level of relevance and inclusion.” – Tim What a privilege it is to have Tim Chan as an Ambassador for I CAN Network. Tim has been a part of our I CAN family since

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