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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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[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] 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 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] 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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[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] People with autism should be appreciated as they are – Stephen SHORE

Interview of Stephen SHORE by an english-speaking russian television :

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