Report says more awareness of autism needed among ethnic minority communities

A mother from Leicester is supporting a report by the National Autistic Society which says more awareness is needed among ethnic minority communities about autism.

Pam Malhi says her daughter Aaisha regularly has to deal with stigma and stares and so Pam wants to educate others about the disability.

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Mother calls for more autism awareness in minority communities

The mother of an autistic teenage girl from Leicester says she believes more community awareness is needed for people to better understand the condition.

Pam Malhi, from Oadby says she regularly has to deal with stigma and stares, and wants to educate others about the disability.

It comes as a new report by the National Austistic Society suggests there is not enough support for parents from Asian, black and ethnic minority communities. Nancy Cole reports.

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Leicester mum: More autism awareness needed in Asian families

Pam Malhi says her daughter regularly has to deal with stigma Credit: ITV News Central

A mother from Leicester says she supports a new report by the National Autistic Society which says more awareness about autism is needed in the Asian community.

Pam Malhi says her daughter Aaisha regularly has to deal with stigma and stares and she wants to educate others about the disability.

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