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TikTok making space for Autism

Posted on: Fri 4 Nov 2022

TikTok has become a unique online space for people with autism, sharing their expertise and experiences through thousands of videos with millions of viewers.

The community has been useful for people with autism to see themselves and their experiences reflected on screen.

So, how has this community grown on a platform like TikTok, and what have been some of the benefits and concerns as this community continues to find more people?

Sandra Jones, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Research Impact at Australian Catholic University, joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann to tell us more about the impact of this trend.

Image: Solen Feyissa via Flickr

Produced by Tom Mann


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