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Autism Awareness Month April 2017

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Autism in Focus

1 in 100 people have autism and we are showing 100 different perspectives this April for Autism Awareness Month.

At the beginning of this year, we asked people in the autism community what they wish others knew about being on the autism spectrum. We received photographs and accompanying stories from 100 individuals and families who wanted to show the ‘real picture’ of autism. This April, for Autism Awareness Month, we will be displaying the collection in exhibitions in Dundee and Edinburgh. Awareness of autism is important but we hope that this exhibition will encourage more understanding and acceptance too.

Exhibition Venues

During the month of April, the exhibition will be on display in the following venues:

The Overgate Shopping Centre, Dundee

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

We will also be displaying a selection of the images at the Thistles Shopping Centre in Stirling on 21 and 22 April. 

Online Gallery

The exhibition will also be available online during April. We will be adding new images and stories every Thursday until the whole collection is displayed by the end of the month. 

Visit the Autism in Focus online gallery


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It’s not just about awareness but encouraging understanding and acceptance too.