[pt] Reunião em Copacabana com psicologos (Eric LUCAS, 26/10/2019)

Hoje eu fui convidado em uma reunião de psicologos, e gravei algumas explicações e historias pessoais. No primeiro arquivo, falo do autismo e da minha historia de hospitalização forçada: No segundo (uma entrevista com Darlise Neves), pensamentos mais gerais (sobre a sociedade, o autismo, o Brasil): (Abaixo, mesma coisa, apenas em audio)

[en] UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty : Institutionalized children won’t be included

Oral statement by our autistic colleague Erich Kofmel from Autistic Minority International, who is striving to defend the autistics at the UN and WHO in Geneva : Source on the website on the United Nations : http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/Treaties/CRPD/Shared%20Documents/1_Global/INT_CRPD_OCR_19_26968_E.doc More actions by Autistic Minority International : http://www.autisticminority.org/united-nations-conferences/

[pt]([en]) Encontro com pais na “Casa de Brincar ” (Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) – Meeting with parents in “Casa de Brincar” (State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) with Eric LUCAS – 14/03/2017

Infelizmente, não tem tempo disponível para fazer um relatório sobre esse encontro, nem para processar as gravações de áudio. As explicações dadas por Eric foram muito apreciadas pelos pais. A “Casa de Brincar” é um lugar muito bom, onde os pais podem participar dos jogos e da ajuda proporcionada aos seus filhos, e então eles Read More …

[pt]([en]) Encontro em Belo Horizonte (Brasil) com autistas e pais – Meeting in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) with autistics and parents (with Eric LUCAS) – 17/12/2016

No dia 17 de dezembro de 2016, nos reunimos na Casa dos Direitos Humanos, no centro de Belo Horizonte, capital do Estado de Minas Gerais, para conversas entre autistas e pais, durante 3 horas. Foi organizado pelo Instituto Superação. Foi, mais uma vez, muito interessante. Aqui estão uma foto de alguns dos participantes e uma Read More …

[en][pt] Meeting with parents in Manaus, Brazil – Reunião com pais em Manaus, Brasil – with Eric LUCAS – 15/11/2016

On the 15th of november 2016, I’ve been invited to a meeting with parents, for a questions & answers session, which lasted almost 3 hours, in Manaus, the capital city of the state of Amazonas in Brazil. It was very cool. I would like to find some time someday to put the audio recording online, Read More …

[pt][en] “A celebration of autism and the autistics” : 1º Encontro Brasileiro de Pessoas Autistas (First Brazilian Meeting of Autistic Persons) – Fortaleza, 22-24 september 2016 – with Eric LUCAS

(DRAFT article by Eric LUCAS) I have had the great luck of participating to the first national forum of autistics in Brazil, from the 22th until the 24th of september 2016, organized by Abraça in the city of Fortaleza. “The autistics do not deserve to be rejected just because they are persons who have a “strange” behaviour…” Read More …

[fr][ar] Exposé sur l’autisme, et discussion avec des parents, le 10 septembre 2016 à Rabat (Maroc) – avec Eric LUCAS – عرض عن مرض التوحد، والمناقشة مع الآباء يوم 10 سبتمبر في الرباط (المغرب) – مع اريك لوكاس

(Brouillon d’article, par Eric LUCAS) Le 10 septembre 2016, dans les locaux du Collectif Autisme Maroc à Rabat, j’ai pu exposer mon point de vue sur l’autisme, et répondre aux questions des parents. Je prévois de mettre ça en ligne (l’enregistrement audio sur Youtube + les textes de raccourcis, comme d’habitude) mais je suis de Read More …

[fr][ar][en] Conférence par Eric LUCAS au Maroc – المؤتمر اريك لوكاس في المغرب – Conference by Eric LUCAS in Morocco (8 september 2016)

(Brouillon d’article, par Eric LUCAS) Le 8 septembre 2016, j’ai été invité pour parler de ma vision de l’autisme, et d’autres informations utiles, dans une conference organisée par une association d’autisme à Tétouan. Voici un article dans la presse locale (en arabe). Il y avait plus de 50 parents (et quelques autistes) et ils ont trouvé Read More …

[en] Article about Karim BENABDESLAM, Asperger in Morocco, and about the situation of autism in Morocco (8 october 2015)

Here is a very interesting article about our friends in Morocco (Karim BENABDESLAM, and Collectif Autisme Maroc) Broken Promises: The fight to educate children with disabilities in the Middle East and North Africa And here are some clips made with Karim in 2014 and 2015 : [ar][fr] الدعوة إلى إنشاء تمثيل الحركة التوحد في حد Read More …

[en] [np] Meeting with autistics’ parents in Nepal – नेपाल autistics ‘नातेदार सँग भेटघाट – (with Eric LUCAS) – May 2nd 2016

Here is the audio recording of a discussion between parents of autistic children and Eric LUCAS (“Asperger” autistic self-advocate), at the headquarters of AutismCare Nepal Society, Kathmandu, on may 2nd 2016. The meeting lasted more than 3h30. यहाँ May 2nd 2016 मा autistic बच्चाहरु र एरिक लुकास (“Asperger” autistic आत्म-अधिवक्ता), AutismCare नेपाल सोसाइटी, काठमाडौँ, को Read More …

[fr] [en] [np] [ru] [ar] [es] [pt] Short point of view about autism, as of 2nd may 2016 (by Eric LUCAS)

  (former flag of Autistan) Here is a “Short point of view about autism, as of 2nd may 2016” written by Eric LUCAS before a meeting with parents in Kathmandu. The original is in french [fr]. Then follows a translation in english [en] ; and machine-translations in : – nepalese [np] ; – russian [ru] ; – arabic Read More …

[fr] Quelques réflexions sur l’autisme, à l’intention des médecins français (par Eric LUCAS)

Voici un enregistrement de quelques de réflexions personnelles sur l’autisme, destiné aux médecins français. Toute remarque de toute personne autiste ou de tout médecin ou personne concernée par l’aide aux autistes sera la bienvenue : eric.lucas@allianceautiste.org Eric LUCAS Il y a quelques “coupures” dans ce fichier audio (généralement signalées par des “bip”), car au départ Read More …

[en] Meeting about autism with parents and teachers in Dubai (with Eric LUCAS)

Warning by Eric : This meeting has been a little bit “chaotic” (but very interesting) and my speech abilities are sometimes “impaired” (many little hesitations (stammering / stuttering) and confusions and little english errors etc., especially at the end) because, in the morning, I experienced what I call a “neurological aggression”, due to a “non-autistic Read More …

[en] Meeting about autism in Abu Dhabi (UAE) with Eric LUCAS

Here is a recording of some questions by parents and carers of autistics, and answers by Eric LUCAS (autistic self-advocate) in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). 0:00:00 – “Can you you give us general information about you ?” – “high functioning autism” – (example of distraction) 0:02:50 – Autistic Association in France – the autistics should not live in Read More …

[en][ru] Conference in Almaty (Kazakhstan) with Eric LUCAS – Конференция в Алматы (Казахстан) с Эрика Лукаса – “Almaty autism speech”

Для русского языка, прокрутите вниз On the 12th february 2016 has been organized a conference about autism, in Almaty (Kazakhstan), by a local organization of parents of autistics (Pioneer / Ashyk Alem), especially by a mother (Janna) of an autistic boy (Alibek). Here are the various documents available : The text of Eric LUCAS’ presentation Read More …

[en] Answers to “therapists”* in an ABA center in Kyrgyzstan, by Eric LUCAS

*: The word “therapists” (which is the “normal” wording) is here between quotes because, given that autism is not a disease, the personnel or trainers should be called “educators” or “teachers” or something similar. Here is the audio recording (converted as a video, easier to use) of a questions & answers session in an ABA center in Read More …

[fr] Message global sur l’année 2015 pour mes compatriotes autistes, leurs proches, les pouvoirs publics et les contribuables français (par Eric LUCAS, autiste)

** IL EST **INTERDIT** D’ECOUTER CE MESSAGE EN ENTIER pour les personnes le trouvant “trop long” : il leur suffit d’écouter UNE SEULE section, de quelques minutes, à choisir ci-dessous (cette interdiction a pour but de ne plus entendre “c’est trop long”, merci) : RACCOURCIS INTERNES DU CLIP (et liens vers d’autres pages ou clips) : Read More …

[fr][ru] Autisme – nécessité expériences pratiques sur chemin naturel de la vie – Eric LUCAS – Аутизм – нужны практические эксперименты на естественный путь жизни – Эрик Лукас

Для российских автоматического перевода, прокрутите вниз Langues : français / russe (audio, avec une interprète) Ceci est une petite “conférence improvisée” dans une “école de rééducation” (accueillant quelques autistes), avec des professeurs et parents, en Russie Cliquez sur les liens : 00:00:00 :  Début 00:02:57 : Ma présentation 00:05:12 : Apprendre la vie en société de Read More …

[en][ru] Discussion about autism between pupils and Eric LUCAS in an inclusive school in Russia – Обсуждение аутизмом между учениками и Эрика Лукаса в школу включительно в России

Для российских автоматического перевода, прокрутите вниз Languages : english / russian (audio, with an interpreter) This is a discussion with pupils aged 15-17 years old, in an inclusive school in Russia (a school where pupils with disabilities are mixed with others without disabilities, like it should be everywhere). Questions (click the links) : 0:00:00 :  (short Read More …

[en][ru] Discussion between parents (of autistic children) and Eric LUCAS in a russian day-care center for children with disabilities – Обсуждение с родителями (аутичных детей) и Эрик Лукас в Российском центре дневного ухода для детей с ограниченными возможностями

Для российских автоматического перевода, прокрутите вниз Languages : english / russian (audio, with an interpreter) This is a rather casual discussion with parents of autistic children between 5 and 10 years old. Parents’ questions / some topics  (click the links) : 0:01:05 : “Should I try to force my 6 years old autistic son to socialize Read More …

[en][fr][ru] International Forum ‘Volunteer of Russia’ 2015 : Health limitations : challenges and solutions (presentation by Eric LUCAS) – Forum International “Volontaires de Russie 2015” : Limitations dans la santé : défis et solutions Présentation par Eric LUCAS – Международный форум “Волонтер России 2015: ограничения здравоохранения: проблемы и решения (презентация Эрика Лукаса)

– Text version in english  – Version texte en français  – Version sonore en français et en russe / Звук версия на французском и русском языках – Текст русской версии (Автоматический перевод на русский язык)

[en] Oral statement about dignity in mental health by Eric LUCAS, at the World Health Organization, Geneva

Invited at the mhGAP forum 2015 at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Eric LUCAS (as an autistic “expert user”) has been able to give testimonies and points of view in various meetings and discussions during these two days. For confidentiality reasons and other reasons, not all of his statements can be published, but here is a statement Read More …

[en] Conference about volunteerism at the United Nations – oral statement by Eric LUCAS

On june 30th and july 1st 2015 was organized the annual conference ‘Volunteerism – Avenue for social transformation” at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Below is an oral statement made by Eric LUCAS, about autism and volunteering : Backup link : in case the audio player above does not work on your system, right-click Read More …

[en] United Nations conference about education, with Kishore SINGH (UN Special Rapporteur) – oral statement by Eric LUCAS

On June 18 2015, Eric LUCAS gave some explanations during a conference about education at the United Nations (at the Palais des Nations in Geneva), presided by Mr. Kishore SINGH (UN Special Rapporteur on education). Here is the audio recording : Backup link : in case the audio player above does not work on your system, right-click HERE and Read More …

[en] Right to Life, and Prenatal Genetic Testing for Autism

Written statement to the United Nations by our autistic colleague Erich Kofmel from Autistic Minority International, who is striving to defend the autistics at the UN and WHO in Geneva :   More actions by Autistic Minority International : http://www.autisticminority.org/united-nations-conferences/

[fr] Discours introductif lors de la pré-session d’examen de la France par le Comité des Droits de l’Enfant de l’ONU, le 8 juin 2015

Ce petit discours a été rédigé par les membres de l’Alliance Autiste en charge du dossier, et prononcé par Eric LUCAS devant les membres du Comité des Droits de l’Enfant de l’ONU, à Genève, le 8 juin 2015. (désolés pour la mauvaise qualité audio) Pour plus d’informations, voir http://allianceautiste.org/wp/2015/06/audition-comite-droits-enfant-onu-2015/  

[fr] Explications sur l’éducation et le besoin des autistes d’apprendre la vie dans la société libre par Eric LUCAS à l’UNESCO, le 17 janvier 2014, Paris

Intervention à l’UNESCO d’Eric LUCAS (Alliance Autiste) représentant Autistic Minority International, avec l’aimable autorisation très exceptionnelle du Comité de liaison des ONG (17/12/14) Ci-dessous, enregistrement de la traduction simultanée en anglais (par moments approximative, en raison d’une diction un peu trop rapide) : (si ce lecteur ne fonctionne pas, cliquez ici) Mesdames et Messieurs, Merci pour cette Read More …

[fr][en] Réflexion sur le handicap et les Droits de l’Homme, à l’occasion du Forum Mondial des Droits de l’Homme à Marrakech (novembre 2014) – Thought of an autistic person taking part to the World Human Rights Forum in Marrakesh (november 2014)

En français : http://fmdh-2014.org/documents/download/57/ (copie de secours sur notre serveur : FR_FDMH2014_MARRAKECH) In english : http://fmdh-2014.org/documents/download/41/ (backup copy on our server : EN_FMDH2014_MARRAKESH) Dans la liste des déclarations : http://fmdh-2014.org/documents/

[en][fr] Testimony and explanations about autism by Eric LUCAS to the WHO (World Health Organization), on october 10 2014, Geneva

For the original speech in English, please scroll down to the text in blue A l’occasion du “World Mental Health Day” en présence de Mr SAXENA, Mr YASAMI, et d’autres responsables du programme de santé mentale. Mon intervention est un peu “chaotique” (faute de préparation et de sommeil – j’en ai écrit une bonne partie Read More …

[en] Testimony about the forced hospitalisation of autistics by Eric LUCAS, to the UN (United Nations) Human Right Committee, on july 16 2014, Geneva

Main speech of Eric LUCAS : Ladies and gentlemen, It’s not easy for me to speak like this in public, because I’m autistic. I was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. But I agreed to give my testimony today at the United Nations because of the way mental health laws are applied in France. Twenty years ago, Read More …