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WHO HELPS THE AUTISTICS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE WORLD ?

WHO HELPS THE AUTISTICS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE WORLD ? (This is a 1000 billion $ question…)   Please, anyone, let me know if one day you discover an organization or company (public or private), or « someone » in the world helping

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[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

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[en] Certificate of Good Practices and Suitability for the Autistics, awarded to Pioneer Concept (Almaty, Kazakhstan)

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[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

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[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,

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[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

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[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

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[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

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[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

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[fr] [en] Conférence de Josef SCHOVANEC à l’Hôtel de Ville de Montréal le 9 mai 2016

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[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

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[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]

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[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,

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[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” –

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[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

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[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

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[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

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[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)

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[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)

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[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

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[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

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[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

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[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/

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[en] Stephen SHORE, EdD 4.17.2015 (Cleveland)

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[ru] [en] Stephen SHORE : Autism and Asperger syndrome – Стивена Шор Аутизм и синдром Аспергера подростковый и старший возраст 120514

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[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/

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[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

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[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

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[en] Stephen SHORE – Life with Autism, Music, Marriage, Professorship & Relationships

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[en] Lydia BROWN – Ignite 2013

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[en] Josef SCHOVANEC – The sweet end of the world: Crisis and spiritual quest in contemporary economics

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[en] Dr. Stephen SHORE Interview

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[en] Lydia BROWN Interview

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[en] Stephen SHORE : Describing Autism – An Inside View

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[en] Stephen SHORE talks about Sensory Issues for People with Autism in Shanghai

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[en] Stephen SHORE Ed.D. – Examining Five Promising Approaches for Autism Spectrum Disorders

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[en] Dr. Stephen SHORE’s Future of Autism Presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqkjqiFBMnQ

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