By Nina Kalirai
Autism is a disorder that affects one in 68 Canadians, and changes various aspects of the lives of both the individual with autism, as well as their family. Yet, over the years, autism has become heavily stigmatized by society.
By Muniyra Douglas
Transcribed by Tiffany Trinh
Over the past decade, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has started becoming more of a prevailing neurological disorder. ASD reflects the wide variation in challenges and strengths possessed by each person with autism. It is essential for people on this spectrum to receive the support they necessitate. On April 2, we strive to raise more awareness and acceptance for people with autism through World Autism Awareness Day.