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The “Fruit Salad” Approach

Donna Williams (author, artist and autism consultant) presents the "fruit salad" 3 dimensional, dynamic model.

Watch the video to hear Donna Williams’ explanation of how the Autism “fruit salad” model assists in understanding the different experiences of Autism and how best to assist depending on the mix of experiences.

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Donna Williams

Donna Williams has a degree in Linguistics, a post-graduate degree in Sociology and is a tertiary qualified teacher. As a person diagnosed with autism, Donna became a published author in 1991, an international public speaker in 1994 and an autism consultant in 1996. As an autism consultant, Donna has worked with over 1000 families and individuals since 1996. Her text books are used in courses on special education & psychology and she has been hired by health services, human services and education departments to work with people in their care and provide training.

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