Tensions build between autism researchers and the autistic community - BBC Newsnight

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Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbR3K4L2XnA 

What scientists should, or shouldn’t, research is usually poured over in funding boards and ethics committees. But the future of autism research is now commonly argued over on social media - as the autistic community speaks up about the type of research carried out, and the language used.

Newsnight’s Science and Technology Correspondent Kate Lamble reports.

Students with ADHD, autism receive compensation payouts for discrimination

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Schools have paid compensation to students suspended for misbehaviour after litigious parents took discrimination complaints to the Australian Human Rights Commission.

The AHRC fielded 111 complaints about schools breaching the Disability Discrimination Act last year, compared to 79 in 2022.