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Autism stigma in some minority ethnic communities

BBC Wales reports on concerns that stigma surrounding autism exists in some minority ethnic communities, with some treating it as a “disease”. The article speaks to campaigners who suggest that the taboo around autism means some families try to hide their family member’s diagnosis, fearing that they will be judged. BBC Wales speak to several groups in Wales trying to improve autism awareness and understanding amongst minority ethnic communities.

Date added: 16 August 2018