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Respecting Diversity Safeguarding Equality, Malta’s 2021-2030 National Autism Strategy

Malta Ministry of Inclusion and Social Wellbeing Country Resources Autism Spectrum Disorder Disability Strategies and Plans Malta 2021 Policy document discrimination, Social Inclusion

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Autism is not a disease, it is a different way of being – we must ensure that while we are all different, we are all equal – according to the concept of neurodiversity (neurological diversity) mentioned in Maltese law.
Although some persons on the autism spectrum do not speak, this does not mean that they have nothing to say, and we must make an effort to ensure that they can communicate in alternative ways.”

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