WACS » About Us

WACS was created in January 2019 with a group of autistic refugees. Back then, all autistics were expelled from a caregiver controlled chat group because of a personal disagreement between a caregiver and an autistic which divided that chat group. Eric sought to turn this crisis into an opportunity by setting up this network together with Wesley. Thus, this network has much personal meaning for the autistic community – as a space created for autistics by autistics with autistics.

List of Chat Groups

∆💜 WACS Caregiver Groups To join the chat groups, please register here Caregiver-focused groups focus on supporting caregivers in their life journey including the resources they need to support their dependents. Researchers, students, social workers, autism professionals, disability advocates and anyone who is keen to support the autism community are welcome. WACS is not meant...

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Confronting the Autistic Pink Elephants

Despite the great progress made over the years, there are five Pink Elephants in the Autism Community that have not been adequately addressed:   Hidden Autistics – those who are most able to adapt to mainstream society are also the most reluctant to publicly identify as autistic. If they would disclose their difference, this would...

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Building Bridges through Dialogue

Many autistic advocates are concerned about discrimination and lack of inclusion. Eric was more concerned about the criticism, negativity and bridge-burning going on in social media regarding autism disability issues. Idealism must be tempered with pragmaticism. Being unwilling to accept anything short of perfection is not helpful. Going on a crusade to force our views...

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