Issue 109

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20 ISSUE 109 / 2018 FILM The short, which is called Diverted, stars an autistic actress named Saskia Lupin, who shows viewers how aspects of a busy train journey, including bright lights and loud, distracting noises, can be overwhelming for autistic individuals and can cause them to feel anxiety. She ends the video by saying "I'm autistic and the fear of unexpected changes can make leaving the house impossible." The film was directed by Charlotte Regan, and created as part of the Too Much Information campaign, to commemorate this year's World Autism Awareness Week, which lasted from 26th March to 2nd April. If you have autism or have autistic friends or family members, Lupin's experience in the film will probably seem familiar, and if you have not had much experience with autism, it is especially important for you to watch Diverted. NEW SHORT FILM DIVERTED HIGHLIGHTS THE STRUGGLES AUTISTIC PEOPLE FACE ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT The National Autistic Society (NAS) have released a new short film on their YouTube channel which highlights the issues autistic people face when they use public transport.

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