Since 2015, the author and educator Chris Bonnello has engaged the autism advocacy community through work published on Autistic Not Weird (https://autisticnotweird.com/), and collected data on attitudes and beliefs surrounding autism and autistic people, running two of the largest surveys of including voices from those who are diagnosed with autism, as well as those who are self-diagnosed, parents/caregivers and professionals. The first of these surveys was conducted in 2015, with an initial 477 respondents. The second, with a participation pool of 11 521 (3 431 autistic participants) was conducted in 2018, with the latest instalment of data collection, reflecting contributing voices from 7 491 autistics, and 11 212 released on the 23rd of March, 2022.
|Specialist publication||Social Equality, Intersectionality and Inclusion Research Group (SEIIRG) Blog|
|Publication status||Published - 28 Mar 2022|