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Autism, stigma and ethnicity: an interview with Dr Chris Papadopoulos

Dr Chris Papadopoulos is a principal lecturer in public health at the University of Bedfordshire and is also the founder and lead of the London Autism Group, a successful online Facebook support group for people whose lives have been influenced by autism.

Chris kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when he attended the National Autistic Society Professional Conference in 2018.

In this interview Chris discusses the impact of stigma surrounding autistic people in ethnic communities. Chris explores where stigma comes from, how it impacts on ethnic minorities accessing a diagnosis and what steps can be taken to reduce stigma.

Date added: 29 May 2018