Our first teen’s camp

By Max Williams After the slightly bumpy but transcendent success of our adult’s camp in April, we at the I Can Network set our sights on the next logical step; a camp for teenagers on the autism spectrum. This was perhaps the greatest challenge our organization has undertaken to date. Because many

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I lost the war to a bike!

I’d hate to see how I look when I’m getting on a bike. If I’m riding in a big group, I always make sure to savour the moment when everyone else is starting to mount their bikes too. I look down and start getting the pedal into a good position

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The Outro – July Grapevine

It began with a crazy conversation. I Can leader James Ong and I met up at the Monash University Den in May 2013 and started dreaming up the I Can Network. We talked about bringing Autistic young people together through strengths-based networks that could span schools, universities and training institutions.

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So, do you work?

Here’s a sobering statistic: 66% of adults with autism in Australia are unemployed, compared to 6% of the general adult population. In other words, only one in three has a job, and we are eleven times less likely to have a job compared to our non-autistic counterparts. People often ask

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Organise an I Can Speaker

If you would like to help spread the ‘I Can’ message, you can request one of our volunteers to come and present at your school, tertiary institution, community organisation, conference, government department, etc. We have many volunteers who would love to share their ‘I Can’ stories with you! So far,

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Penny Robinson takes “I Can” to the tracks

When I first went to a Come ‘N Try Track Day at DISC (Darebin International Sports Complex) – the wooden indoor velodrome in Thornbury – I never imagined that I’d eventually get a National bronze medal for racing on that same scary track, in addition to numerous State (2 Gold,

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‘I Can’ camp (young adults)

For any 18-30-year-old on the Autism spectrum A weekend you will never forget Have fun, make new friends and hang out with other young adults who ‘get’ you Challenge yourself and share your Autistic talents and quirks Be trained as an I Can mentor so you can make a difference

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