Autism

Culture

Cinema still has a problem with autistic representation

The recent furore over Sia's 'Music', starring neurotypical actor Maddie Ziegler, has revealed a deeply embedded culture of media ableism.
Marianne Eloise
12.7.20
Culture

Why young autistic people don't want the lockdown to be lifted

While the uncertainty of coronavirus has been devastating for many autistic people, some elements of the response -- social distancing, flexible working, clear rules around staying at home -- will be sorely missed.
Marianne Eloise
6.10.20
Culture

the positive impact of having someone proudly autistic in the spotlight

We spoke to teenagers on the spectrum about how Greta Thunberg offers a different perspective on autism to the usual media portrayal.
Jack Howes
5.9.19
News

why model jacquelyn jablonski launched her organization for adults with autism

In 2016, she founded her own nonprofit, Autism Tomorrow, to support people like her brother Tommy.
Sara Radin
4.1.19
Culture

an autistic teenager on why self-advocacy matters

16-year-old activist Emma Zurcher-Long is the co-director of UNSPOKEN, a documentary celebrating autism acceptance.
Sara Radin
4.1.19
News

watch the trailer for netflix’s inspiring comedy about an autistic teen

Sam just wants to see boobs.
André-Naquian Wheeler
7.19.17
MODEL

​model melissa koole speaks out about living with autism

Five days ago, Dutch model Melissa Koole revealed to the world, via social media, that she suffers from Asperger’s syndrome. Here on i-D, she shares her incredible story about struggling with a disability and learning to overcome it.
Melissa Koole
4.6.17
News

model jacquelyn jablonski on her vision for autism tomorrow

The American beauty tells i-D about the launch of her charity, which helps to provide opportunities for adults with autism.
Lula Ososki
5.4.16