Marxist. Trade Unionist. Socialist-feminist. Author. Poet. Speaker. Tutor. RMT ex-Exec. Workers' Liberty. Autie. Bi. PUFC fan.

TUC Disabled Workers Committee

I was elected to this Committee in 2013 and each year since (except 2020-21). The Disability section of the TUC's website is here.

Autism: Myths and facts

Submitted by Janine on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:43

From the TUC handbook, Autism in the Workplace

Beware of stereotypes; they can overlook people’s individuality, and lead to mocking and bullying.

‘Autism is one of those trendy ‘conditions’ that everyone seems to have these days.’
This is a commonly-heard view, but an inaccurate prejudice which undermines the very real experiences of people with autism and their friends and families.